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Steel Construction Manual Design Examples, V15.1

Condensed for Use in First Semester Structural Steel Design Classes

The AISC Committee on Manuals prepares design examples to illustrate the application of the provisions in the AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings. The complete set of design examples includes 166 example problems totaling 985 pages, and it is a free download that can be found at

The AISC Partners in Education Committee has condensed the set of Design Examples to include 45 example problems that will be most likely to address topics that are studied in a first semester structural steel design course. This condensed set of examples reflects the 2016 Specification and the 15th Edition AISC Steel Construction Manual. It can be downloaded from the link below.

(Updated January 2020)


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