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AISC 2013 Spring Seminar Series

AISC has announced their new spring seminars. (Chicago, IL) – This season, become more informed, more efficient, and a better structural engineer with AISC’s annual Spring Seminar Series. No matter what type of building you’re designing, nowhere else will you … Continue reading

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2010 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings Available as a Free Download

2010 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings Available as a Free DownloadSeptember 12, 2011 from American Institute of Steel ConstructionChicago, IL – The 2010 AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings ANSI/AISC 341-10 is now available for free downloading … Continue reading

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RISA – How is the Seismic Weight Calculated for Seismic Load Generation?

RISA News has published an article on seismic weights and load generation for use with RISA Floor and RISA 3D:   In addition to the self weight check box options, you can also add applied loads to the Seismic Mass calculation.  To … Continue reading

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2011 NASCC proceedings now available

From American Institute of Steel Construction (Chicago, IL) – While there’s no substitution for attending NASCC: The Steel Conference in person, AISC offers the next best thing. As a benefit for attendees and members, we audio tape most of the … Continue reading

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Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 341-05)

AISC Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 341-05) are available on the AISC website for free. This ANSI-approved specification is a companion to the Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360-05) that extends coverage to the connection detailing and … 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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