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New AISC Specification Now Available for Free Downloading
Posted by Tasha Weiss on January 27, 2011 at 9:35 AM.

The 2010 AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-10), is now available as a free download at


New topics and updated design provisions include structural integrity, new composite member provisions, revisions to slip-critical connection design provisions, and a new chapter on quality control and quality assurance.


The 2010 Specification supersedes the 2005 version (ANSI/AISC 360-05). It has been approved by the AISC Committee on Specifications and is ANSI-accredited and forms the basis for the 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual, scheduled to be published in the third quarter of 2011.


Go to to view and/or download the 2010 AISC Specification and Commentary as a PDF. The 2005 version and other related documents are also available for free downloading at

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