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Third Public Review of the 2005 AISC Specification
Review Period Ends January 3, 2005

November 23, 2004 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
The deadline for this has past.

The AISC 2005 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is now available for a limited third public review. This specification is in a “unified” format permitting the user to employ either the Load and Resistance Factor Design method or the Allowable Stress Design method. It will supersede both the 1989 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings – Allowable Stress Design and the 1999 Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.

The draft specification is available for your review by downloading the attached document. Please submit comments on only the newly revised text, as indicated in the draft document and on the ballot form.

A hard copy can also be requested for a nominal fee of $12 by calling 312-670-5411 or by e-mail [email protected]. Please submit your comments electronically to [email protected] using the public review form (you can download the public review form at www.aisc.org/PR3Form360-05), or mail to Cynthia Duncan, AISC, Suite 3100, 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-2000 by January 3, 2005.

To download the review document, visit www.aisc.org/2005specDec (The deadline for this has past).

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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