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Latest Revision to AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification now available for free download

January 24, 2011 from American Institute of Steel Construction

(Chicago, IL) – The 2010 AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10), is now available for free downloading on the AISC website at www.aisc.org/2010spec.

“The 2010 AISC Specification contains few major revisions and continues to address both LRFD and ASD methods of design,” commented Cynthia Duncan, AISC director of engineering. “However, it includes new topics and updated design provisions important to the industry today such as structural integrity, new composite member provisions, revisions to slip-critical connection design provisions, as well as a new chapter on quality control and quality assurance.”

The 2010 Specification supersedes the 2005 version (ANSI/AISC 360-05). It has been approved by the AISC Committee on Specifications and is ANSI-accredited and forms the basis for the 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual, which is scheduled to be published in the third quarter of 2011.

Please visit www.aisc.org/2010spec to view and/or download the 2010 AISC Specification and Commentary as a PDF. The 2005 version and other related documents are also available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/freepubs.


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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