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New edition of Detailing for Steel Construction now available

October 9, 2009 from American Institute of Steel Construction

(Chicago) - The Third Edition of Detailing for Steel Construction is now available in print from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). This updated version of the 2002 Second Edition is consistent with the 2005 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings. Topics include:

  • general fabrication requirements
  • contract documents
  • common connection details
  • basic detailing conventions
  • project set-up and control
  • erection drawings
  • shop drawings
  • bills of materials
  • detailing quality control and assurance

The publication can be purchased for $150 ($75 for members) from the AISC Bookstore.

To correspond with the new edition of Detailing for Construction, an AISC web-based steel detailing course, developed by Dowco Consultants Ltd., and endorsed by AISC, is available in various price packages via the Steel Detailing Course channel.
This comprehensive course, based on the Third Edition of Detailing for Steel Construction, is a valuable tool for detailing firms, fabricators, and other firms that prepare and review structural steel shop drawings.

The course offers an extensive collection of steel detailing protocol and is intended for firms to increase their efficiency and productivity by allowing employees to enhance their learning through on-site, self-paced education; a cost-effective alternative to off-site instruction. Upon completion, graduates will receive an AISC Certificate of Course Completion.

For more information on AISC’s online steel detailing course, please visit www.structuraldetailertraining.com.



For more information contact:
Tasha O'Berski
Communications Department
(312) 670-5439
[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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