2 Most Relevant Standards for United StatesDesign
2.1 Reference for Structural Design
ANSI/AISC 360-10: Specification for Structural Steel Buildings
ANSI/AISC 341-10: Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings
ANSI/AISC 358-10: Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate SteelMoment Framesfor Seismic Applications
ASCE/SEI 7-10: Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
ANSI/AISC 303-10: Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges.
Research Council on Structural Connections (RCSC) – Specification forStructural Joints Using
2.2 Standards for Materials andTechnical Delivery Conditions
ASTM A6/A6M – 14: Standard Specification for General Requirements forRolled Structural SteelBars, Plates, Shapes and Sheet Piling.
ASTM A992/A992M – 11: Standard Specification for Structural Steel Shapes.
ASTM A572/A572M-13a: Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-AlloyColumbiumVanadium Structural Steel.
ASTM A913/A913M-14a: Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-Alloy SteelShapes ofStructural Quality, Produced by Quenching and Self-Tempering Process(QST).
ASTM A588/A588M-10 Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-AlloyStructural Steel, upto 50 ksi (345 MPa) Minimum Yield Point, with AtmosphericCorrosion Resistance.
ASTM A242/A242M-13: Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-AlloyStructural Steel.
ASTM A36/A36M-12: Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.
ASTM A529/A529M-05: Standard Specification for High-Strength Carbon-ManganeseSteel ofStructural Quality.
• Hollow sections
ASTM A500/A500M-13: Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and SeamlessCarbon Steel Structural Tubing in Rounds and Shapes.
ASTM A501-07: Standard Specification for Hot-Formed Welded and Seamless CarbonSteelStructural Tubing.
ASTM A550-06: Standard Specification for Ferrocolumbium.
ASTM A847/A847M-14: Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and SeamlessHigh-Strength,Low-Alloy Structural Tubing with Improved Atmospheric CorrosionResistance.
ASTM A618/A618M-04: Standard Specification for Hot-Formed Welded and SeamlessHighStrength Low-Alloy Structural Tubing.
ASTM A53/A53M-12: Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped,ZincCoated, Welded and Seamless.
• Strip and flat products
ASTM A514/A514M-14: Standard Specification for High-Yield-Strength,Quenched and Tempered Alloy Steel Plate, Suitable for Welding.
ASTM A852/A852M – 01: Standard Specification for Quenched and Tempered LowAlloy Structural Steel Plate with 70 ksi (485 MPa) Minimum Yield Strength to 4in. (100 mm) Thick.
ASTM A606/A606M-09a: Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip,High-Strength,Low-Alloy, Hot-Rolled and Cold-Rolled, with Improved AtmosphericCorrosion Resistance.
ASTM A1011/A1011M-14: Standard Specification for Steel, Sheet and Strip,Hot-Rolled,Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloywith ImprovedFormability and Ultra-High Strength.
2.3 Material Tests
ASTM A673/A673M: standard specification for sampling procedure for impacttesting of structural steel.
2.4 Mechanical Fasteners
ASTM A307 – Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Bolts, Studs and ThreadedRod 60 000 PSITensile Strength
ASTM A325 – Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Steel, Heat Treated,120/105 ksiMinimum Tensile Strength
ASTM A325M – Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Steel, Heat Treated830 MPaMinimum Tensile Strength (Metric)
ASTM A354 – Standard Specification for Quenched and Tempered Alloy Steel Bolts,Studs andOther Externally Threaded Fasteners
ASTM A449 – Standard Specification for Hex Cap Screws, Bolts and Studs, Steel,Heat Treated,120/105/90 ksi Minimum Tensile Strength, General Use
ASTM A490 – Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Alloy Steel, HeatTreated, 150 ksiMinimum Tensile Strength
ASTM A490M – Standard Specification for High-Strength Steel Bolts, Classes 10.9and 10.9.3, forStructural Steel Joints (Metric)
ASTM F1852 – Standard Specification for “Twist Off” Type Tension ControlStructural Bolt/Nut/Washer Assemblies, Steel, Heat Treated, 120/105 ksi MinimumTensile Strength
ASTM F2280 – Standard Specification for “Twist Off” Type Tension ControlStructural Bolt/Nut/Washer Assemblies, Steel, Heat Treated, 150 ksi Minimum TensileStrength
ASTM F959 – Standard Specification for Compressible-Washer Type Direct TensionIndicatorsfor Use with Structural Fasteners
ASTM F436-11: Standard Specification for Hardened Steel Washers.
ASTM F1136: Standard Specification for Zinc/Aluminium Corrosion ProtectiveCoatings forFasteners
ASTM A563-07a: Standard Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Nuts.
ASTM F1554-07ae1: Standard Specification for Anchor Bolts, Steel, 36, 55 and105-ksi YieldStrength.
ASTM A502 – 03: Standard Specification for Rivets, Steel, Structural.
2.5.1 Welding Processes
Aws D1.1/D1.1m Structural Welding Code – Steel
2.5.2 Welding Consumables
AWS A5.1/A5.1M – Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes for ShieldedMetal Arc Welding
AWS A5.5 Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Shielded Metal Arc Welding
AWS A5.17/A5.17M – Specification for Carbon Steel Electrodes and Fluxes forSubmerged ArcWelding
AWS A5.18 Carbon Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding
AWS A5.20/A5.20M – Carbon Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding.
AWS A5.23 Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for Submerged Arc Welding.
AWS A5.25 Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Fluxes for ElectroslagWelding
AWS A5.26 Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Electrogas Welding.
AWS A5.28 Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes and Rods for Gas Shielded Arc Welding.
AWS A5.29 Low-Alloy Steel Electrodes for Flux Cored Arc Welding.
AWS A5.32 Specification for Welding Shielding Gases.
SSPC SP2 – SSPC Surface Preparation Specification No. 2, Hand ToolCleaning.
SSPC SP6 – SSPC Surface Preparation Specification No. 6, Commercial BlastCleaning.