AISC - 341
Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings
|Publication Date:||9 March 2005|
The Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings,
hereinafter referred to as these Provisions, shall govern
the design, fabrication and erection of structural steel members
and connections in the seismic load resisting systems (SLRS) and
splices in columns that are not part of the SLRS, in buildings and
other structures, where other structures are defined as those
structures designed, fabricated and erected in a manner similar to
buildings, with building-like vertical and lateral
These Provisions shall be applied in conjunc tion with the AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, hereinafter referred to as the Specification. Members and connections of the SLRS shall satisfy the requirements of the applicable building code, the Specification, and these Provisions.
Wherever these provisions refer to the applicable building code and there is no local building code, the loads, load combinations, system limitations and general design requirements shall be those in SEI/ASCE 7.
Part I includes a Glossary that is specifically applicable to this Part, and Appendices P, Q, R, S, T, W and X.