Standard Specification for Structural Steel
|Publication Date:||30 October 1981|
This specification2 covers carbon steel shapes, plates, and bars of structural quality for use in riveted, botled, or welded construction of bridges and buildings, and for general structural purposes. When the steel is used in welded construction, welding procedure shall be suitable for the steel and the intended service.
Supplemental requipments are provided where improved notch toughness is important. These shall apply only when specified by the purchaser in the order.
The values stated in inch-pound are to regarded as the standard.
2 For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Applications see related Specifications SA-36 in Section II of that Code.