Secrets of the Manual

Secrets of the Manual

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Secrets of the Manual

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This presentation will highlight efficient ways to take advantage of the various design aids in the AISC Steel Construction Manual (14th Edition). The speaker will walk through the different sections of the Manual and highlight useful resources. The speaker will then focus on shortcuts for connection design, including: stiffeners, web yielding/crippling, welds, and more. Shortcuts for member design including composite members will also be reviewed. Learning these shortcuts is a must for those designing steel structures and checking designs.

Publication Date: April 27, 2017


Carol Drucker, SE, PE, PEng