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New Revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification Available for Free Downloading

Parul Dubey on January 23, 2017 - in Buildings

(Chicago, IL) – The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016spec.

The 2016 Specification supersedes the 2010 version (ANSI/AISC 360-10). It has been approved by the AISC Committee on Specifications and is ANSI-accredited and forms the basis for the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual, which is scheduled to be published in the third quarter of 2017.

“The 2016 AISC Specification continues to satisfy the mission of the AISC Committee on Specifications, which is to maintain a practice-oriented specification that provides for life safety, economy, predictable behavior and response, and ease of use, while incorporating important updates in response to academic research and industry practice,” commented Shankar Nair, past chairman of the AISC Committee on Specifications.

Please visit www.aisc.org/2016spec to view and/or download the 2016 AISC Specification and commentary as a PDF. The 2010 version and other related documents are also available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/standards.


For more information contact:

Tasha Weiss
Communications Department
[email protected]

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.

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