The International Journal of Steel Structures provides an international forum for a broad classification of technical papers in steel structural research and its applications. The journal aims to reach not only researchers, but also practicing engineers. Coverage encompasses such topics as stability, fatigue, non-linear behavior, dynamics, reliability, fire, design codes, computer-aided analysis and design, optimization, expert systems, connections, fabrications, maintenance, bridges, off-shore structures, jetties, stadiums, transmission towers, marine vessels, storage tanks, pressure vessels, aerospace, and pipelines and more.

International Journal of Steel Structures is the official journal of the Korean Society of Steel Construction (KSSC).

  • Covers design, fatigue and stability, reliability and maintenance
  • Includes a wide range of structure types, from ships to stadiums, from aerospace to underground pipelines
  • Benefits practicing engineers as well as researchers
  • Official journal of the Korean Society of Steel Construction (KSSC)

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  • Eui-Seung Hwang,
  • Roberto T Leon
  • Leroy Gardner,
  • Guoqiang Li
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0.878 (2019)
Impact factor
1.167 (2019)
Five year impact factor
128 days
Submission to first decision
318 days
Submission to acceptance
45,876 (2019)

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  • About the Society

    New Content ItemKorean Society of Steel Construction (KSSC) was founded in June, 1989, to promote the use of structural steel and to improve technologies related to steel construction. Since then, KSSC has contributed to the advance of steel construction technology and ...

  • The 10th International Symposium on Steel Structures - ISSS2019

    November 13(Wed) ~ 16(Sat), 2019

    RAMADA PLAZA JEJU, Jeju, Korea


    This symposium will be the 10th in the international symposium series on steel structures organized by the Korean Society of Steel Construction. The previous symposiums in 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 were held in Korea with great success. This series of symposium is organized in cooperation with the International Journal of Steel Structures (IJOSS). The symposium will provide an international forum for a broad range of technical papers in steel structural researches and its applications. ISSS−2019 will bring together academicians and practicing engineers to exchange new ideas, technological developments, and experiences in Steel Structures.

  • IJOSS 2020 Awards

    International Journal of Steel Structures awards prizes for best papers among published papers in the recent issues and the best reviewer.

  • The KSSC-POSCO Award

    This announcement is on behalf of the International Journal of Steel Structures (IJOSS) Publication Committee. The IJOSS offers timely forums to discuss current keen subjects and rapidly changing technologies in the field of steel and steel structures...

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