16th Edition “Steel Construction Manual” Now Available

The 16th edition of the American Institute of Steel Construction’s “Steel Construction Manual” is now available. According to the institute, the manual is the authoritative reference for professionals who design, fabricate, and build with structural steel.

New features include new 50-KSI steel design tables; properties and dimensions for 210 new HSS shapes; revised and expanded discussion of prying action; new and revamped tables for design of double-angle connections, single-plate connections, single-angle connections, and shear end-plate connections; new section on the design of simple connections for combined forces; updated discussion on the chevron effect; and new information and a new table on wrap-around gusset plates.

Courtesy of American Institute of Steel Construction.

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