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New Manual of Steel Construction Available November 15th [INACTIVE]

October 01, 2001 From AISC, Inc.

The American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. (AISC) will release the Third Edition of the Manual of Steel Construction, Load and Resistance Factor Design on November 15, 2001. The 3rd Edition has been condensed back into a single volume with all member and connection design information in one thumb-cut book for easy reference.

The manual has been reorganized and reformatted to provide practical and efficient access to the information needed to design and construct structural steel buildings. Roadmaps are provided to quickly take the user to the applicable specifications, codes and standards, as well as the applicable provisions in those standards. All current structural shapes are covered, and guidance is provided the new OSHA safety regulations, stability bracing requirements and proper material specification. Additional new information is provided on design drawing information requirements, criteria needed for connection design, mill, fabrication and erection tolerances, façade issues, temperature effects and fire protection requirements with summaries of common UL assemblies.

The Manual of Steel Construction is available to AISC members for $99 and to non-members for $149. The manual is available for purchase at the AISC Web site bookstore or by calling 800-644-2400.

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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