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AISC - 360

Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel Buildings

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Organization: AISC
Publication Date: 1 September 1986
Status: inactive
Page Count: 219
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PREFACE

The AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is the first of a new generation of specifications based on reliability theory. As have all AISC Specifications, this LRFD Specification has been based upon past successful usage, advances in the state of knowledge and changes in design practice. The LRFD Specification has been developed to provide a uniform practice in the design of steel-framed buildings. The intention is to provide design criteria for routine use and not to cover infrequently encountered problems which occur in the full range of structural design. Providing definitive provisions to cover all complex cases would make the LRFD Specification useless for routine designs.

The LRFD Specification is the result of the deliberations of a committee of structural engineers with wide experience and high professional standing, representing a wide geographical distribution throughout the U.S. The committee includes approximately equal numbers of engineers in private practice, engineers involved in research and teaching and engineers employed by steel fabricating companies.

In order to avoid reference to proprietary steels which may have limited availability, only those steels which can be identified by ASTM specifications are approved under this Specification. However, some steels covered by ASTM specifications, but subject to more costly manufacturing and inspection techniques than deemed essential for structures covered by this Specification, are not listed, even though they may provide all of the necessary characteristics of less expensive steels which are listed. Approval of such steels is left to the owner's representative.

The Appendices to this Specification are considered to be an integral part of the Specification. As used throughout the LRFD Specification, the term structural steel refers exclusively to those items enumerated in Sect. 2 of the AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges; nothing herein contained is intended as a specification for design of items not specifically enumerated in that Code, such as skylights, fire escapes, etc. For the design of cold-formed steel structural members whose profiles contain rounded corners and slender flat elements, the provisions of the American Iron and Steel Institute Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members are recommended.

A Commentary has been prepared to provide background for the Specification provisions and the user is encouraged to consult it.

The reader is cautioned that professional judgment must be exercised when data or recommendations in this Specification are applied. The publication of the material contained herein is not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of the American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.-or any other person named herein- that this information is suitable for general or particular use, or freedom from infringement of any patent or patents. Anyone making use of this information assumes all liability arising from such use. The design of structures is within the scope of expertise of a competent licensed structural engineer, architect or other licensed professional for the application of principles to a particular structure.

Document History

360
August 1, 2022
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360), hereafter referred to as this Specification, shall apply to the design, fabrication, erection, and quality of the structural steel...
360
March 1, 2021
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360), hereafter referred to as this Specification, shall apply to the design, fabrication and erection of the structural steel system or...
360
July 7, 2016
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360), hereafter referred to as this Specification, shall apply to the design, fabrication and erection of the structural steel system or...
360
January 1, 2016
SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
360
January 1, 2016
SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
360
June 22, 2010
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (ANSI/AISC 360), hereafter referred to as the Specification, shall apply to the design of the structural steel system or systems with structural steel...
360
March 9, 2005
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, hereafter referred to as the Specification, shall apply to the design of the structural steel system, where the steel elements are defined in the...
December 17, 2001
Supplement No. 1 to the Specification for Structural Steel Buildings Allowable Stress Design and Plastic Design
The Specification for Structural Steel Buildings-Allowable Stress Design and Plastic Design is intended as an alternate to the Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel...
360
November 10, 2000
Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Single-Angle Members
This document contains Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) criteria for hot-rolled, single-angle members with equal and unequal legs in tension, shear, compression, flexure, and for combined...
360
November 10, 2000
Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Steel Hollow Structural Sections
This Specification is intended for the design of round and rectangular hollow structural sections (HSS) that are used as structural members in buildings and for the design of connections to HSS. HSS...
360
December 27, 1999
LOAD AND RESISTANCE FACTOR DESIGN SPECIFICATION For Structural Steel Buildings
PREFACE The AISC Load andResistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is based on reliability theory. As have all AISC Specifications, this Specification has been...
January 30, 1998
Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
A description is not available for this item.
360
April 15, 1997
Specification for the Design of Steel Hollow Structural Sections
This Specification is intended for the design of round and rectangular hollow structural sections (HSS) that are used as s!ructural members in buildings and the design of connections to HSS. HSS...
360
December 1, 1993
Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
PREFACE The AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is based on reliability theory. As have all AISC Specifications, this LRFD Specification has...
360
June 1, 1989
Specification for Structural Steel Buildings Allowable Stress Design and Plastic Design
PREFACE The AISC Specification/or Structural Steel Buildings—Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and Plastic Design has evolved through numerous versions from the 1st Edition, published June 1, 1923. Each...
January 1, 1989
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2 TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1989
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1 TO THE LOAD AND RESISTANCE FACTOR DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
360
September 1, 1986
Load and Resistance Factor Design Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
PREFACE The AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings is the first of a new generation of specifications based on reliability theory. As have all...
March 11, 1986
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1 TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
360
November 1, 1978
Specification for the Design, Fabrication and Erection of Structural Steel for Buildings
Subject to the limitations contained herein, simple and continuous beams, braced and unbraced planar rigid frames, and similar portions of structures rigidly constructed so as to be continuous over...
June 12, 1974
SUPPLEMENT NO. 3 TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
PREFACE Since its adoption on February 12, 1969, the AISC Specification has been under constant review. Modifications, when adopted, are issued in the form of Supplements. To date, three...
December 8, 1971
SUPPLEMENT NO. 2 TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
November 1, 1970
SUPPLEMENT NO. 1 TO THE SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
A description is not available for this item.
360
February 12, 1969
SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
Subject to the limitations contained herein, simple or continuous beams, one and two-story rigid frames, braced multi-story rigid frames, and similar portions of structures rigidly constructed so as...
360
April 17, 1963
SPECIFICATION FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION & ERECTION OF STRUCTURAL STEEL FOR BUILDINGS
Subject to the limitations contained herein, simple or continuous beams, one and two-story rigid frames classified as Type 1 construction in Sect. 1.2 and similar portions of structures rigidly...

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