This extract summarises the coverage of the Handbook 1: Design of structural steel connections, 2007. It consolidates industry best practice, references and research papers and formulates the elemental equations for assessing bolts, bolt groups, welds, weld groups, connection components and supporting members in standardised structural steel connections. In: Steel Construction journal, vol. 41, no. 2, Dec 2007. Click here to view bookshop details.