19 September 2012

Design of Composite Mega-columns with Multiple Rolled H-Sections

Jean-Claude Gerardy, Georges Axmann & Riccardo Zanon, Arcelor Mittal Commercial Sections

Composite mega columns of tall buildings are currently designed with continuous built-up sections, welded in the fabrication shop and spliced on the job site without...

03 March 2008

Sustainable steel buildings through Natural Fire Safety Concept

Jean-Claude Gérardy, Arcelor Mittal Commercial Sections

This paper describes the Global Natural Fire Safety Concept (NFSC) and highlights its importance for sustainable construction. In contrary to conventional methods of guaranteeing structural...