The 2016 version of the AISC standard, Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-16), is now available for free downloading at www.aisc.org/2016spec.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new Presidents Series of Webinars. The first webinar — ACI 318: What’s in Your Spec? — will be presented by William E. Rushing Jr., P.E., FACI, and ACI Past President.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Devil in the Details: Learning From Mid-Rise Successes and Failures” on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EST. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in partnership with the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, has published a report on the results of a research project that developed a new Direct Strength Method (DSM)-based design method for cold-formed steel (CFS) beam-columns.
Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., Hon. AIA, chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, will deliver the 2017 Landis Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) updated AISI S310, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the availability of a new publication for concrete industry professionals — Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings.
Researchers are harnessing “deep learning” algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards. The highest honor, The Excellence Award, was presented to Palazzo Italia (Italian Pavilion Expo 2015), Milan, Italy.
ANSI/AISC 303-16 — the 2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges — is now available as a free PDF download.