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Also in the current issue of Structure magazine (p. 65) is mention of the "Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details," by Akbar R. Tamboli, for "only" $99.95.

I was wondering if anyone had seen it, used it, or had an opinion on its usefulness, especially for seismic applications. 



In a message dated 5/16/06 3:46:26 PM, njineer(--nospam--at) writes:
The May 2006 edition of Structure Magazine arrived at my office today.  In
it there is an article about Albert Fink, German immigrant, railroad
engineer, bridge designer of the mid-1800's, who designed bridges for the
B&O and L&N Railroads.  The article includes sketches of a type of bridge
truss that I've never seen before.  He invented the Fink truss, but this
isn't that - it's called the Bollman Truss.