Welcome to AISC's steel channels -- your link to in-depth content on the design and construction of fabricated structural steel. By accessing one of these channels, you can access information on everything from E-Learning opportunities to AISC's technical library, from certification to member services, and AISC's awards program to the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Just click on one of the channels below!

Ask AISC

To contact us at the AISC Steel Solutions Center, email us at solutions@aisc.org or call us at 866.ASK.AISC (866-275-2472).

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Bookstore

Visit AISC's Bookstore to download and order hundreds of AISC publications and offerings.

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Certification

AISC Certification sets the quality standard for the steel industry and is the most recognized national quality Certification program for the structural steel industry. Companies that are AISC Certified have been through a rigorous third-party evaluation, and are subject to annual quality reviews.

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Committee Center

Access the AISC Committee Center where you can view, discuss and ballot documents posted for any AISC committees you belong to.

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Competitions and Awards

Learn about AISC’s Award Programs honoring the leading designers, educators, and industry personnel, as well as the most beautiful and innovative steel buildings and bridges.

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Continuing Education

AISC is dedicated to providing a variety of steel-related, continuing education opportunities. Whether the seminar is brought to a city near you, to your company, or to your laptop, we have several options to match your needs.

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Curved Steel

Curved Steel has become increasing predominate in our construction industry, and our committee has created resources to guide the professional through ideas, specifications, and processes. Review brochures and projects highlighted or contact Erin Conaway at conaway@aisc.org for more information.

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Engineering FAQ's

The Steel Solutions Center answers hundreds of questions every month. From these, we've gathered the most frequently asked questions and provided answers from leading industry experts.

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ePubs & freePubs

AISC freePubs provides free access to AISC Specification and Codes, and many other technical resources. AISC ePubs gives AISC members free online access to almost everything else AISC publishes – AISC Design Guides, Engineering Journal, Conference Proceedings, the AISC Shapes Database, and the historic compilation of AISC Specifications since 1923.

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For Faculty and Students

We work directly with universities to encourage and support classes and programs in structural steel design and construction. Our primary focus is on faculty and students.

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HSS

Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) are manufactured hollow steel sections, typically of circular, rectangular, or square cross-section, although other shapes such as elliptical are now available from various producers.

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IDEAS2 Awards

AISC's IDEAS2 awards competition is one of the premiere awards programs honoring innovative design in the steel industry. Learn more about the awards given, view a gallery of past entries and winners, and find out how you can enter this year's competition.

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Legislative Action

The AISC Legislative Action Center provides a resource for the steel construction community to learn about important pending legislation, to stay up-to-date on AISC positions, and to contact their legislative representatives.

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Members Only

Take advantage of your AISC membership benefits by accessing current industry statistics, resources, useful downloads, news, and events.

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Modern Steel Construction

Read the leading magazine for professionals involved in the design and construction of steel-framed buildings and bridges.

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My Project

The goal of AISC's Steel Solutions Center is to help you explore how other design professionals, owners, and general contractors have successfully used steel on similar projects saving both time and money. We have information on a wide variety of project types or can customize a solution for you.

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NASCC: The Steel Conference

The Steel Conference is the premier industry event for everyone involved in the design and construction of fabricated steel buildings. The conference offers more than 80 educational seminars, invaluable networking opportunities, and the latest products in the industry’s largest trade show.

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National Steel Bridge Alliance

The NSBA is dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art of steel bridge design and construction.

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Project Profiles

This is your place to explore structural steel projects that have been built around the U.S. and to share your own projects with others. You can search by type of project or geographically and you can enter your own projects into the AISC database of projects for others to see.

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Project Solutions

Investigate the construction marketplace and structural steel’s dominant position as the framing material of choice. Learn about recent trends in project delivery, building information modeling and sustainability. And discover the specific benefits of structural steel for your next project.

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Research

AISC Research has two missions: to encourage innovation is structural steel construction and to support technical advancement in steel design methods and specifications. In pursuit of these missions AISC Research supports leading investigators and research institutions, and builds a strong connection between researchers and the design community and steel construction industry.

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Safety

The information collected and presented in the Safety channel are monitored by a committee of industry professionals with specific experience in the application of current safety standards and accepted safety practices to the fabricated structural steel industry.

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Seminars

AISC offers a wide range of timely seminars by leading engineers focused on continuing education and new challenges in structural steel design.

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Steel Availability

An in-depth database of steel shapes and HSS and who produces and distributes them in the U.S. market. The listing is designed to provide information on the general availability of structural shapes and HSS.

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Steel Detailer Central

This new channel has been assembled by the AISC Committee on Steel Detailing and offers a wealth of information specifically relevant to steel detailing. Resources include links to key areas in the AISC Knowledge Base, such as FAQs of specific interest to detailers, as well as links to relevant NASCC session proceedings and articles in MSC and EJ. There also is a link to the detailing community on SteelTools.

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SteelDay

SteelDay is an interactive day with the structural steel industry. Steel fabricators, mills, service centers and others in the industry will open their facilities, jobsites, and offices, offering tours and inviting the AEC community and general public to see how we contribute to building America

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Steel Solutions Center

Developed by AISC specifically for steel fabricators, structural engineers, architects, owners, developers and other professionals, the Steel Solutions Center is your #1 source of information for structural steel.

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steelTOOLS

AISC's Steel Solutions Center facilitates a free online community for file sharing and social networking at www.steelTOOLS.org. This site is FREE for all members of the design and construction industry to discuss and interact on topics related to structural steel.

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Structural Steel Solutions

Discover why designers choose structural steel for the framing system of their projects and explore facts about how structural steel is manufactured, fabricated and erected.

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Technology Integration

AISC is engaged in exploring, implementing and promoting new technologies that support and enhance the entire structural steel supply chain. While recent efforts have focused on BIM, AISC is committed to pursue and evaluate an even broader range of technologies (including BIM) that will improve every aspect of our industry and secure our position as a leader in the field.

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Technical Library

Browse through AISC's collection of technical documents.

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WhySteel

WhySteel.org is a resource for the structural steel community to learn more about our own industry and how to promote structural steel to building owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors as the preferred framing material for their projects.

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