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Published Articles

The following are selected articles authored by Simpson Strong-Tie and published in various trade publications.

"SPECIALIZED Seismic Solution"

by Steven E. Pryor, S.E., P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the February 2016 edition of Modern Steel Construction magazine
"Fiber-Reinforced Polymers"

by Brad Erickson, S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the May 2015 edition of Coatings Pro magazine
"Adhesive Anchors… They Aren’t What They Used To Be"

by Kevin Davenport, P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the May/June 2015 issue of Concrete Repair Bulletin
"Designing Post-Installed Anchors to the Latest Standards"

by Kevin Davenport, P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the September 2014 issue of Civil + Structural Engineer magazine
"What makes a quality fastener for steel deck connections?"

by Tomas Montemayor, P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the October 2012 issue of Structural Engineer magazine
"Designing Cold-Formed Steel Framed Lateral Force-Resisting Systems"

by Jeff Ellis P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the August 2012 issue of Structure magazine
"Experimental Seismic Response of a Full-Scale Six-Story Light-Frame Wood Building"

by John W. van de Lindt, M.ASCE; Shiling Pei, M.ASCE; Steven E. Pryor, M.ASCE, Simpson Strong-Tie; H. Shimizu; and H. Isoda

Published in the October 2010 issue of Journal Of Structural Engineering magazine
"Coming Up with Tie-Downs Part II: ICC-ES Passes AC391 Providing Industry Guidance for Continuous Rod Tie-down System Design"

by Bryan Wert, M.S., P.E., SECB

Published in the November 2011 issue of Structure magazine
"Anchorage of Wood Shear Walls to Concrete for Tension and Shear 2009 IBC brings about several changes from 2006 IBC"

by Shane Vilasineekul, P.E.

Published in the August 2011 issue of Structural Engineer magazine
"Damage Study and Future Direction for Structural Design Following the Tuscaloosa Tornado of 2011"

Multiple authors from University of Florida, University of Alabama, Oregon State University, South Dakota State University, Applied Technology Council and Simpson Strong-Tie

Report, published in July 2011
"Manufactured, Pre-Engineered Moment Resisting Frames Used in Soft-Story Building Retrofits of Light-Framed Construction"

by Chris Burnett, P.E., and Paul McEntee, S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

White Paper
"Coming Up with Tie-downs: Wind Uplift Restraint Design Using Continuous Rod Tie-down Assemblies"

by Bryan Wert, M.S., P.E., SECB, Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the November 2009 issue of Structure magazine
"Framing Hardware Dos and Don'ts"

by Jim Mattison, Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the November 2009 issue of JLC: The Journal of Light Construction magazine
"Steel Moment Frames – History and Evolution"

by Paul McEntee, S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the February 2009 issue of Structural Engineer magazine
"The 'Skinny' on Prefabricated Shearwalls"

by Tim Waite, P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the January 2009 issue of Walls & Ceilings magazine
"What Contractors Need to Know about Lateral-Force Resisting Systems: Meeting the 2006 International Building Code"

by Tim Waite, P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the December 2008 issue of Metal Construction News magazine
"Use of Adhesive Anchors to Resist Long-Term Loads"

by Ryan Vuletic, P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie and John Pearson, P.E., S.E., WJE

Published in the January 2008 issue of Structural Engineer magazine
"Cumulative Overturning Design for Site-built and Prefabricated Shear Walls"

by Bryan D. Wert, M.S., P.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the October 2007 issue of Structural Engineer magazine
"History and Challenges of Fastening Composite Decking"

by Clark Allen, Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the September 2007 issue of Building Products Digest magazine
"Design Solutions for Wood-Frame Multi-Story Buildings – Resisting Uplift and Lateral Forces"

by Randy Shackelford, P.E. and Steve Pryor, P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the August 2007 issue of Construction Specifier magazine
"Cold-formed Steel Framed Shear Wall Assemblies"

By Jeff Ellis P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the April 2007 issue of Construction Specifier magazine
"Multi-Story Light-Frame Construction: Understanding Continuous Tiedown Systems"

By Avik Ghosh, M.S., P.E.; Steve Pryor, P.E., S.E.; and Ricardo Arevalo, P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-Tie

Published in the June 2006 issue of Structure magazine