New AISC Standard Now Available for Public Review

April 9, 2019

(Chicago) - The American Institute of Steel Construction invites comments on the current draft of a new standard that will apply to the retrofit of structural steel buildings subjected to seismic loading.

The document is available for public review until May 20, 2019.

The new standard, Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342), is intended to be used in conjunction with ASCE/SEI 41, as a replacement to Chapter 9 of that document.

The standard and review form are both available for download at Copies are also available (for a $35 charge) by calling 312.670.5411. 

Please submit the review form with your comments to Cynthia J. Duncan, AISC's director of engineering, by May 20 for consideration.


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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