New revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification available for free downloading

New revision of AISC Structural Steel Buildings Specification available for free downloading

January 24th, 2017 by

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.

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

ACI announces new Presidents Series of Webinars

January 9th, 2017 by

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.

CFSEI to host webinar on lessons learned from CFS framed mid-rise projects

CFSEI to host webinar on lessons learned from CFS framed mid-rise projects

December 21st, 2016 by

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.

AISI publishes new report on direct strength prediction of cold-formed steel beam-columns

AISI publishes new report on direct strength prediction of cold-formed steel beam-columns

December 7th, 2016 by

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.

Pitt’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to host structural engineer Ron Klemencic for 2017 Landis Lecture

Pitt’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to host structural engineer Ron Klemencic for 2017 Landis Lecture

December 6th, 2016 by

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.

AISI updates standard for the design of profiled steel diaphragm panels

AISI updates standard for the design of profiled steel diaphragm panels

November 3rd, 2016 by

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) updated AISI S310, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels.

ACI publishes Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings

ACI publishes Guide to the Code for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Buildings

November 3rd, 2016 by

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.

Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

October 28th, 2016 by

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.

ACI announces Excellence in Concrete Construction Award winners

ACI announces Excellence in Concrete Construction Award winners

October 25th, 2016 by

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.

2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice now available for free download

2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice now available for free download

October 18th, 2016 by

ANSI/AISC 303-16 — the 2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges — is now available as a free PDF download.

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