Contributor biographical information for Structural steel designer's handbook : AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 design standards / Roger L. Brockenbrough, editor, Frederick S. Merritt, editor.


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Roger L. Brockenbrough (Pittsburgh, PA) is an engineering consultant working in the areas of product design and the development of technical information to facilitate improved steel designs. Formerly he was a Senior Research Consultant for U. S. Steel, involved in research studies on bridge girders (heat curving), pressure vessels, laminar imperfections, bolted connections (weathering steel), connections in HSS, corrugated metal pipe, and cold-formed steel. He is the author of numerous technical papers, is the editor of two current McGraw-Hill books, Structural Steel Designer's Handbook and Highway Engineering Handbook, and contributor to a third, Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers. He is a member of the AISC Specifications Committee (Chair of Subcommittee on Materials, Fabrication, and Inspection), Chair of the AISI Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, member of the AASHTO Flexible Pipe Liaison Committee, member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction, Chair of ASTM A05.17.2 section on Design and Installation of Corrugated Steel Pipe, and a Fellow and Life Member of ASCE.

Frederick S. Merritt (deceased) was a consulting engineer for many years, with experience in building and bridge design, structural analysis, and construction management. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a Senior Member of ASTM, he was a former senior editor of Engineering News-Record and an author/editor of many books, including McGraw-Hill's Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers and Structural Steel Designer's Handbook.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Building, Iron and steel.
Steel, Structural.