The Third Edition of Detailing for Steel Construction is now available in print from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). This updated version of the 2002 Second Edition is consistent with the 2005 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.

The new edition covers general fabrication requirements, contract documents, common connection details, basic detailing conventions, project set-up and control, erection drawings, shop drawings, bills of material, and detailing quality control and assurance.

The publication can be purchased from the AISC Bookstore at

To correspond with the new edition of Detailing for Construction, an AISC web-based steel-detailing course, developed by Dowco Consultants Ltd., and endorsed by AISC, is available in various price packages at