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Second Public Review Of 2005 AISC Specification

Comments due by September 20, 2004

August 12, 2004 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

The AISC 2005 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is now available for the second public review. This specification is in a “unified” format permitting the user to employ either the Load or 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.

You can download the document by visiting www.aisc.org/2005spec or, for a nominal fee of $12, you can request a hard copy by calling 312.670.5411 (e-mail [email protected]). Please submit comments on only the newly revised text, as indicated in the draft document. Comments should be submitted electronically to [email protected] using the comment form, which can be downloaded at www.aisc.org/PRForm. You can also mail the comment form to Cynthia Duncan, AISC, Suite 3100, 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-2000 by September 20, 2004.

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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