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150 North Riverside Wins Top Steel Design Award

CSD Structural Engineers is proud to see that 150 North Riverside will receive an award from AISC, the National Award for Top Steel Design. CSD performed Value Engineering on the "Super Diagonals", large specialty connections, during the bid phase. The winning projects and their respective team members will be recognized at the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference, April 11-13 in Baltimore. The AISC press release is here. The 150...
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CSD will be attending this year’s Milwaukee School of Engineering’s CAECM Career Night on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6:00-8:30 PM. This event is held at MSOE’s Kern Center. Feel free to stop by and learn more about CSD. The Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Department’s annual Career Night provides CSD an opportunity to showcase our company, meet MSOE faculty and students, and recruit students for...
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AISC Steel Construction Manual 15th Edition Companion Resources Released

AISC has released the companion resources for the 15th edition of the steel construction manual. These resources include design examples and tables to assist in designing members, connections and structural systems. We are thankful for the opportunity to assist in the creation of these assets! These resources are available by clicking here....
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John Rolfes lectures at 6th International Steel Conference

John Rolfes recently presented a lecture at the 6th International Steel Construction Conference in Bogota, Colombia, sponsored by the Colombian Institute of Steel Construction (ICCA).  This conference is attended by hundreds of professionals and students from Colombia and surrounding South American and Central American countries.  The lecture was on the Unique Design Characteristics of Industrial Buildings.   ...
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CSD Authors Construction Engineering Article in Modern Steel Construction

Tom Getschman, a principal with CSD Structural Engineers, has authored an article featured in the June 2017 edition of Modern Steel Construction. The article, Taking the Complexity out of Complex Erection, discusses complex steel erection bracing for unique steel structures and applicable successful bracing strategies. The article can be found here....
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Dr. Mahmoud Maamouri and John Rolfes Present Structural Provisions of the 2015 International Building Code

Dr. Mahmoud Maamouri and John Rolfes are presenting a course on the 2015 International Building Code along with Sandra Hyde of the International Code Council (ICC). The course will focus on the latest changes to chapters 16 to 23. It will run May 10 to 11, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. More information regarding this course and how to register can be found here....
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