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Draft Standard for AISC Seismic Provisions Now Available for Public Review

April 28, 2004 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

The 2005 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings is now available for public review. This is a revision of the 2002 version of the AISC document under the same name. These provisions are intended for the design and construction of structural steel members and connections in the Seismic Load Resisting Systems in buildings and other structures. Among the major changes in the updated 2005 edition will be the incorporation of the Allowable Stress Design and Load and Resistance Factor Design methods into one document.

A review comment form may be downloaded by visiting www.aisc.org/S341reviewpdf (PDF format) or www.aisc.org/S341reviewdoc (Microsoft Word format). Please submit your comments electronically to [email protected] using the review comment form, or mail to Cynthia Duncan, AISC, Suite 3100, 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-2000 by June 21, 2004.

The draft Standard is available by visiting the Public Review of the Seismic Provision Ballot. A hard copy will also be provided for a nominal fee of $12 by calling 312-670-5411 or by e-mailing [email protected].

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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