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First Supplement to AISC Nuclear Facilities Specification Available for Public Review Starting Dec. 5

December 5, 2014 from American Institute of Steel Construction

(Chicago, IL) - A supplement to the AISC Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (ANSI/AISC N690-12) is available for public review from December 5, 2014 to January 19, 2015. Developed by an AISC Adhoc Subcommittee under Task Committee 12 - Nuclear Facilities Design, and ultimately approved by the AISC Committee on Specifications, the draft supplement consists of a new appendix providing requirements for the design and construction of steel-plate composite walls. The system consists of two steel faceplates composite with structural concrete sandwiched between them for use in safety-related structures for nuclear facilities.

The supplement is available for download on AISC's website at www.aisc.org/publicreview along with the review form. Copies are also available (for a $35 nominal charge) by calling 312.670.5411 or emailing [email protected]. Please submit comments using the form provided online to Cynthia J. Duncan, Director of Engineering, at [email protected] by January 19, 2015, for consideration.


For more information contact:

Tasha Weiss
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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