Engineering Basics

Engineering Basics

You know that architecture and engineering go hand-in-hand.

This section will provide information about the process of designing with structural steel. Ultimately, of course, your engineering specialists and other consultants will join the team, but these resources should help you begin the process of selecting preliminary structural systems and member depths.  

Steel Dimensioning Tool

Your one-stop-shop at your desk or "on the go" for detailing dimensions for all rolled sections in the 15th Edition AISC Steel Construction Manual.

Mobile users, click here to view the Structural Steel Dimensioning Tool outside of the AISC template.


Steel Solutions Center 

The Steel Solutions Center is for people who need technical assistance, innovative solutions, or tools to make structural steel design even easier.

Visit the Steel Solutions Center