Preview of the 2016 AISC Seismic Provisions and Prequalified Connections for Seismic Moment Frames [N74]This session will introduce the major changes in the 2016 Seismic Provisions (AISC 341-16) and the Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (AISC 358-16) presented by the chairmen of the committees responsible for those standards. AISC 341-16 will include provisions for multi-tiered braced frames, concrete-filled steel sandwich panel walls, and updated requirements for continuity plate and doubler plate welding, among others. AISC 358-16 will add three new connections to its list of prequalified connections: the SidePlate, the Simpson Strong Frame, and the double-tee moment connections.
- Date: 4/13/2016 - 4/15/2016
- PDH Credits: 0
James O. Malley; Ronald O. Hamburger