CISC is pleased to launch our new Code of Standard Practice for Structural Steel, 8th edition, available as a free download on our website.
The CISC Code of Standard Practice for Structural Steel is a compilation of usual industry practices relating to the design, fabrication and erection of structural steel. These practices evolve over time and are subject to change as methods improve. The following topics have undergone major revisions in the 8th edition:
– Conditions where lintels are included in a steel contract
– Computations of units and mass
– Erection stability
– Temporary bracing
– Electronic documents (BIM, Appendix J)