15th Edition Steel Construction Manual Companion Resources Now Available

Dec. 7, 2017 - AISC is offering several new resources that complement the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual, released this past summer. Included are the v15.0 Design Examples, v15.0 Shapes Database, v15.0H Historic Shapes Database, Basic Design Values Cards and Interactive Reference List. All of these resources are available for free download at www.aisc.org/manualresources.

NIST-ATC Contest Predicts Seismic Response of Deep, Wide-Flange Structural Steel Beam-Columns

Dec. 6, 2017 - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Applied Technology Council (ATC) invite the engineering and construction community to participate in the prediction of the seismic response of deep, wide-flange structural steel beam-columns.

New Report Highlights Steel and Timber Construction for High-Rise Buildings

Dec. 4, 2017 - AISC and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) have released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings, available for free at www.aisc.org/timberresearch.

ENR: AISC Raises Fairness Issues Over Buy Clean California Act

Nov. 28, 2017 - AISC has expressed misgivings about the fairness of a California law, enacted last month, intended to minimize the carbon footprint of certain construction materials used in state-funded building projects, reports Engineering News-Record in an article published on November 15.

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