AISI design resources primarily focus on cold-formed steel. AISI is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)--accredited developer of American National Standards. These publications serve as a basis for cold-formed steel design standards used throughout the world.
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Links to design resources for cold-formed steel framing, structural steel framing, metal building systems, steel joists, steel deck, and metal roof and wall systems are available in the Build Using Steel section.
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2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.
2/14/2017 - This new award honors the people and companies that champion the metal construction industry each year.