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Resources for Code Officials

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Whether it's understanding the latest standard to which structural steel is fabricated and erected to learning about the latest research and innovations in approved fire protection assemblies, below is a list of commonly referenced resources for code officials who interface with structural steel. 

  • Certification and Inspection Requirements
    • INSERT JACQUES's LANGUAGE (nothing at this point) - they resent identical items in the bullet below
  • Fabricator and Erector Certification (Provide link to WhySteel Fabricator and Erector Certification landing page)
  • Fire Protection with Steel
    • Innovations in Fire Assemblies (provide link to the Why Steel Fire Page)
  • Sustainability Requirements for Structural Steel (link to Green Codes page)
  • Steel Codes and Specifications
    • 2010 Code of Standard Practice for Structural Steel Buildings and Bridges (AISC 303-10)

      The Code provides a framework for a common understanding of the acceptable standards when contracting for structural steel.

      ***2016 COSP Coming Soon!***
    • 2010 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10), Fourth Printing

      This specification provides the generally applicable requirements for the design and construction of structural steel buildings and other structures.
    • 2010 Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 341-10), Third Printing

      This ANSI-approved specification is a companion to the Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10) that extends coverage to the connection detailing and member design requirements for structural steel and composite systems in high-seismic applications.

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