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Re: "Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details"

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I have it and found it to be good, but I prefer
the AISC handbook "Connections"; better for me as it
covers more ground with more examples.  As for seismic,
I live in not so shakey country.

On 17 May 2006 at 10:34, Rhkratzse(--nospam--at) wrote:

> 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.   
> Ralph
> 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.

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