Industry Associations, Committee Activity, and Publications

CONGRATULATIONS - Tom Ferrell - 2012 Recipient of the AISC Lifetime Achievement Award

Current Memberships:
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), American Welding Society (AWS), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Structural Engineers Association of Alabama, the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta, and Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC)


Ferrell Engineering staff currently hold active positions on the following industry committees:
AISC Committee on Specifications
AISC Committee on Manual and Textbooks - Emeritus Member
AISC Specification Task Committee for Connections
AISC Commitee on Loads, Analysis, and Systems
ASCE Committee on Design of Structural Steel Buildings
RCSC Specification Committee
AWS D1 Structural Welding Committee
AWS Task Group D1.1 - Design
AWS Task Group D1.1 - Tubular Welding



Publications:
Moment Connections to Column Webs
1998 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings
(Reprinted in AISC Design Guide 13)

Glass Acres (authored by Thomas Scarangello and Bryan Tokarczyk)
Modern Steel Construction, November 2002

Designing with Single Plate Connections
2003 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings and Modern Steel Construction, April 2003

W-Shape Criteria - Slender Columns
Modern Steel Construction, May 2007

Detailing and Fabricating High Seismic
2008 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings and Modern Steel Construction, March 2008

In a Changing Industry - Keep the Simple Things Simple
2009 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings - Expert Track

A Strong Connection to HSS (co-authored with Erin Criste, AISC Steel Solutions Center)
Modern Steel Construction, July 2009

The Transfer Solution (authored by Kurt Swensson)
Modern Steel Construction, December 2009

Tips on Connection Design
2010 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings

The 10 Commandments of Communicating Connection Design
2011 North American Steel Construction Conference Proceedings and Modern Steel Construction, April 2011
FERRELL ENGINEERING, INC.
Structural & Specialty Design
Industry Links:
Research Council on Structural Connections
AWS - American Welding Society
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
Modern Steel Construction
AISC - American Institute of Steel Construction
Steel Connection Design, Sealed Connection Calculations, Stair and Handrail Design, CWI Weld Support Service
Engineering Forums:
AISC Steel Solution Center
AWS Code Issues Forum
Lincoln Electric - Ask the Experts
MSC - Steel Interchange
AISC Code Issues Forum