American Institute of Steel Construction

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American Institute of Steel Construction
American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, often abbreviated AISC, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association for the use of structural steel in the construction industry of the United States[citation needed]. It is headquartered in Chicago, IL[citation needed]. Their mission is to make structural steel the material of choice for new structures. They supply specifications, codes, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development for its members.[1]

AISC publishes the AISC 360 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, an authoritative reference in the USA for steel building structure design.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AISC Mission, retrieved 2008-10-06 .