Seismic Standard Available for Limited Public Review

Table D1.1a of AISC 341 details width-to-thickness ratios for diagonal braces. This is the only part of the specification that is currently available for public review and comment.

AISC Issues Technical Advisory about Painting Interior Steel

Do you need to prime or paint fully enclosed steel members in building structures? In a lot of cases, you don't! Knowing when not to specify it can save money and time. May 10, 2022

Steel Industry Remembers Legendary Detailer Walter J. Gatti

Walter J. Gatti, founder of Tensor Engineering, died April 25. Gatti, 88, had boundless energy and a passion for the steel fabrication industry.

Nominate an Outstanding Paper for the 2023 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award

The prestigious T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award recognizes an innovative lecturer/author whose outstanding technical writing constitutes a ground-breaking addition to engineering literature on fabricated structural steel. April 28, 2022

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The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a non-partisan, not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.

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