Seismic Design Manual, 3rd Edition (Print)

Seismic Design Manual, 3rd Edition (Print)

Format: Softcover

Category: Seismic 3

Seismic Design Manual, 3rd Edition (Print)

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In a change from the previous edition, the 3rd Edition Seismic Design Manual is produced with a high-quality vinyl softcover that coordinates with the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual.


The 3rd Edition AISC Seismic Design Manual includes:

  • Comprehensive design examples, updated for the 2016 AISC Seismic Provisions. 
  • Side-by-side LRFD and ASD design methodologies for design examples
  • Thorough examples on connection design, including panel zone detailing and brace-to-beam/column connection design options
  • Extended discussion and more economical design methodology for collector elements
  • Examples for buckling-restrained braced frames
  • Chapter listing:
    1. General Design Considerations
    2. Analysis
    3. Systems Not Specifically Detailed for Seismic Resistance
    4. Moment Frames
    5. Braced Frames
    6. Composite Moment Frames
    7. Composite Braced Frames and Shear Walls
    8. Diaphragms, Collectors and Chords
    9. Provisions and Standards

Also, included are two AISC seismic-related standards: the 2016 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 341-16) and the 2016 AISC Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment Frames for Seismic Applications (ANSI/AISC 358-16).

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Publication Date: 2018