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One of the purposes of the Council is to maintain a forum where problems related to the design and behavior of columns and other compression elements in metal structures can be presented for evaluation and discussion. The Annual Technical Session provides an opportunity to carry out this function. The 1976 Annual Technical Session was held on March 2 and 3 at the SheratonBiltmore Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Fifty-five persons attended the session and nineteen papers were delivered. A panel discussion on "New Ideas on Stability of Multistory Buildings" was held in the evening of March 2, 1976. the panelists were D. Ruby, J. Springfield and W. J. LeMessurier. The moderator was J. S. B. Iffland. In conjunction with the Technical Session, an Annual Business Meeting was held for the purpose of electing new members, and to discuss financial and other business matters. Summaries of the technical papers, the panel discussion and minutes of the business meeting are recorded in the following pages. The attendance list is also included.


Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


Engineering Foundation
National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Research Center/Lab(s)

Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Publication Date

01 Jan 1976

Document Version

Final Version

Document Type

Technical Report

File Type