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Code Update: EC-017: The Evaluation Criteria for Field-Applied Fire-Protective Coatings

November 20, 2019 - in Articles, Column

During seven months from 2006 to 2007, three firefighters—in three separate fire-related incidents—died from injuries sustained after falling through the floor on which they were walking. Each tragedy had one thing in common: the floors were constructed…

Code Update: Exploring New Concrete Connection Developments

February 23, 2018 - in Articles, Column

Author’s Note: This is a highly condensed summary of a full paper, with many details and references, that can be read in its entirety on the Informed…

Full Paper: Exploring New Concrete Connection Developments

January 22, 2018 - in Articles

Product approvals in the United States typically are decided by local authorities as no national authority exists. This paper discusses the history of…