New Supplement to 2016 AISC Prequalified Seismic Moment Connection Standard Available for Free Download

Dec. 4, 2018 - Engineers now have more options for seismic design. AISC’s recently released Supplement No. 1 (ANSI/AISC 358s1-18) to the 2016 version of the AISC standard, Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (ANSI/AISC 358-16), now allows designers to specify slotted web moment connections. In addition, the supplement includes a field bolted option for the popular SidePlate moment connection.

Latest Revision to AISC Nuclear Specification Now Available for Free Download

Dec. 4, 2018 - The 2018 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (ANSI/AISC N690-18), is now available for free download. The updated standard includes changes that are compatible with the baseline document, the 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), and it replaces ANSI/AISC N690-12 including Supplement No. 1 (ANSI/AISC N690s1-15).

ACSA/AISC Announce New Competition for Visionary Designs in Steel

Nov. 14, 2018 - AISC has partnered with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) to establish a new opportunity for emerging design professionals to submit proposals for visionary designs that embrace steel as the primary structural component. You'll have the opportunity to win up to $20,000! The Stage One deadline for submitting a design proposal is January 16, 2019.

U.S. Air Force Academy Center for Character and Leadership Development Wins Steel Design Award

Nov. 9, 2018 - The United States Air Force Academy’s Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD), Colorado Springs, Colo., has earned national recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from AISC during a ceremony to take place at the building on Tuesday, November 13.

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