The specification requirements and other design recommendations and considersations summarized in this Manual apply in general to the design and construction of steel buildings and other structures.
This Manual is the fourteenth major update of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, which was first published in 1927. Replacing the 13th Edition Manual, the 14th Edition Manualcontains many updates and revisions, including the new HP18 and HP16 series, updated connection tables based on increased bolt shear strength values, revised single-plate and extended single-plate connection design procedures, enhanced prying action procedure, and a revised bracket plate design procedure.
The most current printing of this publication is the second printing.
The following specifications, codes and standards are printed in Part 16 of this Manual:
2010 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, including the new Chapter N on QC and QA, expanded composite design provisions, and improved slip-critical connection provisions
2009 RCSC Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts
2010 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges