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Nuclear Specification Supplement Now Available

May 04, 2005 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

A new Supplement No. 2 to the AISC standard, Specification for the Design, Fabrication, and Erection of Steel Safety-Related Structures for Nuclear Facilities (ANSI/AISC N690-1994(R2004)), is now available for free downloading on the AISC web site.

This is the second supplement to this document, which is an allowable stress design (ASD) based standard, approved by the AISC Committee on Specifications and ANSI-accredited. The supplement incorporates several revised and new provisions, including updated referenced standards, revised quality assurance requirements, additional loading considerations, design wall thickness of hollow structural sections, revised load combinations, and new filler metal toughness criteria. Please visit the following link to view and/or download the new supplement: www.aisc.org/supp2N690.

For more information contact:

Scott Melnick
VP of Communications
(312) 670-8314
[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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