a 2017 book at a 1987 price
The 3rd edition will be updated to AISC's 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildingsand 15th editionSteel Construction Manual. The 626-page book will be available online through print-on-demand and through your local bookstores.
Multi-Chapter Problems and a NEW Integrated Design Project
Add a few, selected problems throughout the term, or include a full design project. Either way, all of the tools are here to help your students learn how to apply the AISC Specification to the design of a structural steel building.
Sample Pages from the AISC Steel Construction Manual
Students can easily reference design aids and quickly learn how to use them.
New homework problems and an updated Solutions Manual
We've added new homework problems, and the Solutions Manual is being updated to the 2016 Specification. Samples from the Solutions Manual have been posted to the AISC Educator Forum, with more to come. 489 homework problems total.
Must be a member of AISC to join the Educator Forum. Click here if you are not yet an AISC Educator member.
Unified Design of Steel Structures
A wide variety of designs can be characterized as structural steel design. This book deals with the design of steel structures for buildings as governed by the ANSI/AISC 360-16 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, published by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Click for 2017 Structures Congress handouts (PDF)
on ANSI/AISC 360-16 and the 15th ed. Manual
Part 1 (Specification)
Part 2 (Manual)
Meet the authors
Experience in structural steel specification and code development, research, and education
Louis F. Geschwindner
Former Vice President of Engineering and Research, American Institute of Steel Construction
Professor Emeritus of Architectural Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
Senior Structural Engineer, Providence Engineering Corporation
Charles J. Carter
American Institute of Steel Construction
Professor, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University
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