AISC offers an extensive collection of documents and publications related to the design and construction of fabricated steel buildings and bridges. Many of our documents are free downloads to the general public, and thousands more are free downloads for AISC members. To access member benefits, you must be logged into the site. Contact our membership department for more information.

Need to Renew your Digital Manual? 

After the initial subscription expires, you may renew your subscription at the rate of $25/year for members ($50/year for non-members). Click the link below and make sure you are logged into your AISC account to receive the appropriate member pricing. Questions? Contact Keith Grubb, Senior Director of Publications, at

Renew Digital Manual

Steel Construction Manual & Seismic Manual Set

The 15th Ed. Steel Construction Manual and the 3rd Ed. Seismic Design Manual are now available as a set at a special price!



Design Guide 37: Hybrid Steel Frames with Wood Floors

Modern hybrid steel and mass-timber systems capitalize on the strengths of both materials to achieve highly efficient and attractive structural systems. Design Guide 37 provides a multi-disciplinary review of the design considerations that impact the structural design of hybrid steel-framed structures with mass-timber floors, including fire, acoustics, and sustainability. Print version coming later this spring.

pdf download          printed copy

Design Guide 27, 2nd Ed.: Structural Stainless Steel

The updated version is perfect for engineers experienced in the design of carbon steel structural components but not necessarily in the design of stainless steel structures. It's a companion to the design provisions in the 2021 AISC Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings and includes dimension and property tables as well as design tables covering available strength for flexural and compression members and connections. It also offers some design examples to get you started.

pdf download          printed copy