Digital Version of 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual Now Available

April 11, 2018

(Chicago, IL) - The digital version of AISC’s 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual is now available. Intended as an affordable supplement to the print version, the digital 15th Edition is a subscription-based product that provides on-the-go access to the information in the Manual including the most recent revisions. (This is a full version of the 15th Edition with digital rights management applied.)

“The next time you’re heading out to a job site and need to refer to your Steel Construction Manual, the digital 15th Edition is a great alternative to carrying around the nearly 4-lb hardcover book,” said Lawrence F. Kruth, PE, AISC’s vice president of engineering and research. “You can view the entire Manual and search for keywords. It’s a valuable online resource for students and engineers in their day-to-day practice.”

Features include:

  • Access with your AISC username and password from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Completely web-based using HTML 5 -- no plug-ins or software to install
  • Embedded hyperlinks for references
  • Detailed table of contents
  • Fully text searchable
  • Reproduces the print edition exactly:
    • Tables appear in aligned, two-page spreads
    • Equations appear exactly as shown in the manual

The initial, one-year subscription for the digital edition costs $135 for members and $270 non-members. Renewal pricing is $25 for members and $50 for non-members. To obtain the 15th Edition Manual in digital or printed edition, or both, visit


For more information contact:

Dani Friedland
Marketing Communications Strategist

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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