AISC Releases Updated Design Guide for Structural Stainless Steel

May 17, 2022


CHICAGO - The American Institute of Steel Construction has updated its design guide on designing with structural stainless steel.

Design Guide 27, 2nd Ed., Structural Stainless Steel is based on the new Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings.

"Structural stainless steel is increasingly popular, and AISC is committed to ensuring that designers have the latest guidance," said AISC Director of Manuals Margaret A. Matthew, PE. "This design guide functions as the Steel Construction Manual for the new Stainless Steel Specification. It contains many design aid tables and is a tremendously valuable resource for anyone interested in designing with structural stainless steel."

Design Guide 27 is available for download at Like all digital design guides, it is free for AISC members.


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Director of Marketing Communications

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, 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. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, market development, and advocacy. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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