About Steel Construction Manual, 14th Edition
This Manual is the fourteenth major update of the AISC Steel Construction Manual, which was first published in 1927. Replacing the 13th Edition Manual, the 14th Edition Manual contains several updates and revisions, including the new HP18 and HP16 series, updated connection tables based on increased bolt shear strength values, revised single-plate and extended single-plate connection design procedures, enhanced prying action procedure, and a revised bracket plate design procedure. The most current printing of this publication is the second printing.
The following specifications, codes and standards are printed in Part 16 of this Manual:
- 2010 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, including the new Chapter N on QC and QA, expanded composite design provisions, and improved slip-critical connection provisions
- 2009 RCSC Specification for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts
- 2010 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges
About AISC Construction Manual, 13th Edition
This manual is the thirteenth major update of the AISC steel construction manual which was first published in 1927. With this rivision, the previously separated Allowable stress design and load and resistance factor design method have been combined. Thus, this manual replaces both the 9th edition ASD manual and the rd Edition LFRD manual. Much of the HSS connections manual has also been incorporated and updated in this manual.