CISC Code of Standard Practice for Structural Steel – 8th Edition

8th Edition 2015

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 Code is revised whenever a sufficient number of changes have occurred to warrant a new edition.

This publication is included in Part 7 of the Handbook of Steel Construction, 11th Edition. It is not available separately in printed form but can be downloaded at this link:

CISC Code of Standard Practice – PDF

The Category Lists in Appendix C, “A Suggested Format for Price-per-Unit Contracts”, are available in Excel format:

Appendix C – Excel

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8th Edition 2015

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 Code is revised whenever a sufficient number of changes have occurred to warrant a new edition.

The following topics have undergone major revisions since the 7th Edition (2009):

– Conditions where lintels are included in a steel contract
– Computations of units and mass
– Erection stability
– Temporary bracing
– Electronic documents (BIM, Appendix J)

ISBN 978-0-88811-195-1