The 3rd Edition of Detailing for Steel Construction covers structural steel detailing conventions. It is based on ANSI/AISC 360-05, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, and ANSI/AISC 341-05, Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings. Topics include:
- general fabrication requirements
- contract documents
- common connection details
- basic detailing conventions
- project setup and control
- erection drawings
- shop drawings
- bills of materials
- detailing quality control and assurance
Download the detailing manual (Members only download. Learn more about AISC membership.)
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A set of two printed, laminated cards presenting a summary of typical detailing dimensions for beams and columns.
Detailing Cards (members and non-members)
Detailer Training Series Online Course
The AISC Detailer Training Series was originally developed in 2000 by AISC and the National Institute of Steel Detailing (NISD) as a series of 12 CDs. Thanks to funding from the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), the series is being made available as a free web-based service. This online course provides an introduction and overview of the roles and responsibilities of the steel detailer. This program consists of 10 modules -- most with multiple parts. Each of these parts consists of a series of videos, followed by a quiz pertaining to the concepts covered in that section. After completing all 10 modules, the user may take a final exam. Upon passing the exam, the user is issued a certificate of completion.
Please send your Detailer Training Series Online Course questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.