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7th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures 2012 – Connections VII

7th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures 2012 – Connections VII Editorial DOI: 10.1002/stco.201310009 7th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures 2012 – Connections VII 4) Connections for structures with hollow sections 5) Bolting and special connection topics 6) Bracing and truss connections At the end of the event, a Concluding Panel, chaired by Prof. Riccardo Zandonini (ECCS) and Dr. Reidar Bjorhovde (AISC), summarized and wrapped up the main contributions collected during oral presentations and open discussions. The Connection VII Proceedings, with the fi nal ver- sions of the papers and conclusions, will be published by the ECCS. Among the papers presented during the Connections VII Workshop, all of great interest for the profession, the following fi ve have been selected for the present issue of Prof. Dan Dubina Prof. Daniel Grecea “Steel Construction – Design and Research”: The International Workshop on Connections in Steel 1) Recent changes in U.S. connection design practice, Structures (Connections I), jointly organized by the Euro- Charles J. Carter, Cynthia J. Duncan, USA pean Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) and 2) Weld design and fabrication for RHS connections, Mat- the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has thew R. McFadden, Min Sun, Jeff rey A. Packer, Canada been held since 1987. It started in Paris (Cachan), and was 3) Experimental behaviour of friction T-stub beam-to-col- followed by Connections II in 1991 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylva- umn joints under cyclic loads, Massimo Latour, Vincenzo nia), Connections III in 1995 (Trento), Connections IV in Piluzzo, Gianvittorio Rizzano, Italy 2000 (Roanoke, Virginia), Connections V in 2004 (Amster- 4) Design model for composite beam-to-reinforced con- dam) and Connections VI in 2008 (Chicago). crete wall joints, José Henriques, Luís Simões da Silva, The success of the “Connections“ series has been con- Isabel Valente, Portugal fi rmed by the number of outstanding scientists and engi- 5) Experimental and numerical evaluation of an RBS cou- neers, mainly from Europe and the USA, but also from other pling beam for moment-resisting steel frames in seismic areas, who, over the years, have contributed to the work- areas, Florea Dinu, Dan Dubina, Calin Neagu, Cristian shops with their papers, knowledge and professional expe- Vulcu, Ioan Both, Sorin Herban, Romania rience. All that is included in the series of Proceedings vol- umes, summarizing 289 scientifi c papers, all of a very high We express our gratitude to the authors of these papers, quality. The recommendations issued at the end of each indeed to all contributors to Connections VII. Thanks go workshop are regarded as valuable references in codifi ca- to the chairs of ECCS and AISC and the Technical Com- tion and practice in Europe, the USA and elsewhere. mittees of the two bodies involved in organizing and pro- The 7th Workshop took place from 30 May to 2 June moting the series of workshops on connections, particu- 2012 in the historic city of Timis ¸oara, Romania. Hosts were larly to Prof. Frans Bijlaard, chairman of ECCS-TC10, and the “Politehnica” University and the Romanian Academy, Dr. Charles Carter, vice-president and chief structural en- under the supervision of ECCS and AISC. gineer at the AISC. This time, 44 papers were presented authored by 112 outstanding specialists in structural connectins coming from Europe and USA, but also from Canada, Brazil, Chile, China and Australia. Six topics were covered by these con- tributions: 1) Structural design, design codes Prof. Dan Dubina Prof. Daniel Grecea 2) Methods of analysis Chairman of Connections Scientifi c Secretary of 3) Connections for seismic eff ects VII Workshop Connections VII Workshop © Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin · Steel Construction 6 (2013), No. 1 1 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Steel Construction: Design and Research Wiley

7th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures 2012 – Connections VII

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Editorial DOI: 10.1002/stco.201310009 7th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures 2012 – Connections VII 4) Connections for structures with hollow sections 5) Bolting and special connection topics 6) Bracing and truss connections At the end of the event, a Concluding Panel, chaired by Prof. Riccardo Zandonini (ECCS) and Dr. Reidar Bjorhovde (AISC), summarized and wrapped up the main contributions collected during oral presentations and open discussions. The Connection VII Proceedings, with the fi nal ver- sions of the papers and conclusions, will be published by the ECCS. Among the papers presented during the Connections VII Workshop, all of great interest for the profession, the following fi ve have been selected for the present issue of Prof. Dan Dubina Prof. Daniel Grecea “Steel Construction – Design and Research”: The International Workshop on Connections in Steel 1) Recent changes in U.S. connection design practice, Structures (Connections I), jointly organized by the Euro- Charles J. Carter, Cynthia J. Duncan, USA pean Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) and 2) Weld design and fabrication for RHS connections, Mat- the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has thew R. McFadden, Min Sun, Jeff rey A. Packer, Canada been held since 1987. It started in Paris (Cachan), and was 3) Experimental behaviour of friction T-stub beam-to-col- followed by Connections II in 1991 (Pittsburgh, Pennsylva- umn joints under cyclic loads, Massimo Latour, Vincenzo nia), Connections III in 1995 (Trento), Connections IV in Piluzzo, Gianvittorio Rizzano, Italy 2000 (Roanoke, Virginia), Connections V in 2004 (Amster- 4) Design model for composite beam-to-reinforced con- dam) and Connections VI in 2008 (Chicago). crete wall joints, José Henriques, Luís Simões da Silva, The success of the “Connections“ series has been con- Isabel Valente, Portugal fi rmed by the number of outstanding scientists and engi- 5) Experimental and numerical evaluation of an RBS cou- neers, mainly from Europe and the USA, but also from other pling beam for moment-resisting steel frames in seismic areas, who, over the years, have contributed to the work- areas, Florea Dinu, Dan Dubina, Calin Neagu, Cristian shops with their papers, knowledge and professional expe- Vulcu, Ioan Both, Sorin Herban, Romania rience. All that is included in the series of Proceedings vol- umes, summarizing 289 scientifi c papers, all of a very high We express our gratitude to the authors of these papers, quality. The recommendations issued at the end of each indeed to all contributors to Connections VII. Thanks go workshop are regarded as valuable references in codifi ca- to the chairs of ECCS and AISC and the Technical Com- tion and practice in Europe, the USA and elsewhere. mittees of the two bodies involved in organizing and pro- The 7th Workshop took place from 30 May to 2 June moting the series of workshops on connections, particu- 2012 in the historic city of Timis ¸oara, Romania. Hosts were larly to Prof. Frans Bijlaard, chairman of ECCS-TC10, and the “Politehnica” University and the Romanian Academy, Dr. Charles Carter, vice-president and chief structural en- under the supervision of ECCS and AISC. gineer at the AISC. This time, 44 papers were presented authored by 112 outstanding specialists in structural connectins coming from Europe and USA, but also from Canada, Brazil, Chile, China and Australia. Six topics were covered by these con- tributions: 1) Structural design, design codes Prof. Dan Dubina Prof. Daniel Grecea 2) Methods of analysis Chairman of Connections Scientifi c Secretary of 3) Connections for seismic eff ects VII Workshop Connections VII Workshop © Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin · Steel Construction 6 (2013), No. 1 1

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