Continuing Education

A Preview of the 2016 AISC Seismic Provisions and AISC Prequalified Connections for Seismic Moment Frames

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 - 10/20/2016
  • PDH Credits: 0


James O. Malley; Ronald O. Hamburger

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