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2022 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges released

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2022 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges released

The code was last updated in 2016. The latest version is available as a free download.


By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor  | December 6, 2022
2022 AISC Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges released Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay

The American Institute of Steel Construction recently released an updated revision of one of its flagship standards, the Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges (ANSI/AISC 303-22).
 
The code was last updated in 2016. The latest version is available as a free download at aisc.org/2022code.
 
“The 2022 AISC Code of Standard Practice is the result of a tremendous effort by the committee over the last six years,” said Babette Freund, chair of the AISC Committee on the Code of Standard Practice, in a news release. “Of special note is the work of a joint task group that harmonized terminology and coordinated requirements between the 2022 AISC Code and the 2022 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, a major development in this latest edition.”
 
The 2022 AISC Code supersedes the 2016 version (ANSI/AISC 303-16), and its preface includes a list of changes and updates. It has been approved by the AISC Committee on the Code of Standard Practice and is ANSI-accredited.

The new Code will be included in the 16th Edition Steel Construction Manual, which AISC is preparing to publish next year.

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