North American specification for the design of cold-formed steel structural members
|Publication Date:||1 January 2016|
This is the ninth edition of CSA S136, North American specification for the design of cold-formed steel structural members (NASPEC). It supersedes the previous editions published in 2012, 2007, 2001, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1974, and 1963. This edition is a harmonized Standard intended for use in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
The NASPEC was developed jointly by CSA's Technical Committee on Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members and the American Iron and Steel Institute's Committee on Specifications. This effort was coordinated through the North American Specification Committee, which consisted of six members, three from the CSA Technical Committee and three from the AISI Committee. A detailed summary of the development of the Standard can be found in the joint preface to the North American Specification.
This Standard was reviewed for use in Canada by the CSA Technical Committee on Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, under the jurisdiction of the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Construction and Civil Infrastructure, and has been formally approved by the CSA Technical Committee.
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