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  • Rodrigo Gonçalves Wins 2017 SSRC MAJR Medal

    Rodrigo Gonçalves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at NOVA University Lisbon is the 2017 recipient of the MAJR Medal. The McGuire Award for Junior Researchers (MAJR Medal) has been established in honor of the late Professor William “Bill” McGuire, a long-term member of SSRC, who emphasized that state-of-the-art research is instrumental to improve the quality of stability design. The

  • Research Spotlight: SC Wall Compression Behavior: Interaction of Design and Construction Parameters

    2017 Annual Stability Conference Presentation Session S8 – Stability of Wall Systems Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:00 pm SC Wall Compression Behavior: Interaction of Design and Construction Parameters Modular steel-plate composite (SC) construction involves pre-fabricated steel modules that are transported to the site, assembled and then filled with concrete. The construction parameters (concrete casting height,

  • Research Spotlight: Stability Analysis of Steel Columns under Cascading-Hazard of Earthquake and Fire

    2017 Annual Stability Conference Presentation Session SS2B – Technical Presentations: Stability at Elevated Temperatures Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:15 pm Stability Analysis of Steel Columns under Cascading-Hazard of Earthquake and Fire In this study, a nonlinear finite element formulation is developed and utilized to perform stability analysis of W-shape steel columns subjected to non-uniform longitudinal