Category Archives: Building codes

IBC 2012

The 2012 International Building Code is scheduled for release in May.  You can preorder it on Amazon.com, or from the ICC site by sending them your email address.

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First Public Review of the 2011 AISC Nuclear Specification

from American Institute of Steel Construction: The AISC 2011 Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities AISC N690 is now available for public review. The entire draft specification is available for your review by downloading the attached document. This … Continue reading

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Seismic Calculator

The USGS Seismic Design Maps and Tools for Engineers is a great resource for quickly finding seismic design coefficients for different design codes. Here we present maps, data, and tools for engineers interested in seismic design of buildings and bridges. … Continue reading

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