January 1, 2008 - AISC

Introduction The Construction Industry Institute (CII, 1993) defi nes constructability as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement and fi eld operations to achieve overall project objectives. Those who advocate this concept believe that...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 22 - Facade Attachments to Steel-Framed Buildings
January 1, 2008 - AISC

OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE The objective of this Design Guide is to assist the practicing engineer in achieving economical slab edge details for steel frames that are structurally sound, durable, and accommodating of the performance requirements of the particular fa├žade system. The focus is on...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 21 - Welded Connections-A Primer for Engineers
June 1, 2006 - AISC

SCOPE OF WELDING Welding engineering is a complex science, involving design and design details, metallurgy, the production aspects of the various welding processes, and inspection. Design involves the selection of joint types, weld types, sizing of welds, and selection of the...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 20 - Steel Plate Shear Walls
January 1, 2006 - AISC

INTRODUCTION Steel plate shear walls (SPW) have been used in a significant number of buildings, beginning decades ago, before the existence of design requirements specifically addressing this structural system. Implementation has accelerated significantly since the recent publication of...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 3 - Serviceability Design Considerations for Steel Buildings
March 1, 2004 - AISC

Serviceability is defined in the AISC Specification as "a state in which the function of a building, its appearance, maintainability, durability, and comfort of its occupants are preserved under normal usage". Although serviceability issues have always been a design consideration, changes in...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 19 - Fire Resistance of Structural Steel Framing
December 1, 2003 - AISC

GENERAL INFORMATION Model building codes are the resource for building guidelines adopted by a jurisdiction. Either by direct adoption or by reference, these codes provide a standardized set of rules and regulations for the built environment. The intent of these regulations is to provide minimum...

AISC DESIGN GUIDE 18 - Steel-Framed Open-Deck Parking Structures
January 1, 2003 - AISC
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AISC DESIGN GUIDE 17 - High Strength Bolts: A Primer for Structural Engineers
October 1, 2002 - AISC

Purpose and Scope There are two principal types of fasteners used in contemporary fabricated steel structures-bolts and welds. Both are widely used, and sometimes both fastening types are used in the same connection. For many connections, it is common to use welds in the shop portion of the...

NR/L2/CIV/150 - Station Wayfinding, Design & Assurance Procedure
September 5, 2020 - NR

This business process applies to fixed directional Wayfinding signage intended for use by customers at stations. This includes customer-facing areas which may be used infrequently by customers. NOTE 1: For example, crime victims who may be taken to an office used primarily by station staff. This...