Errata List

AISC Steel Construction Manual, 13th Edition, Second Printing
The following list represents corrections that have been made in the Third Printing of the 13th Edition of the
Steel Construction Manual.
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1-34

Table 1-5: Replace “C8x18.7” with “C8x18.5.”

1-34

Table 1-5: For a C6x13, the dimension T is 4a in.

1-56

Table I-8: The WT10.5x28.5 should only have references to note “c” and not note “c, h.”

1-58

Table I-8: The WT8x20 and the WT8x18 should only have references to note “c” and
not note “c, h.” Note “h” should be removed from the bottom of the table.

1-108

Table 1-16: Replace “C8x18.7” with “C8x18.5”

1-108

Table 1-16: Replace the rx values with the values given in the attached Table 1-16.

2-12

The table at the bottom of the page should be revised and is shown below:
Load Ratio from Step 3 (times 1.6 for ASD, 1.0 for LRFD)

Design
Story 0
Drift Limit
H/100
1
H/200
1
H/300
1
H/400
1
H/500
1

5

10

20

30

40

50

60

80

100

120

1.1
1
1
1
1

1.1
1.1
1
1
1

1.3
1.1
1.1
1.1
1

1.4
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1

1.3
1.2
1.1
1.1

1.3
1.2
1.2
1.1

1.4
1.3
1.2
1.2

1.4
1.3
1.2

1.5
1.3
1.3

1.4
1.3

2-21

For the section “Steel Castings and Forgings” the “ASTM A148 grade 80-35” should
read “ASTM A216 grade 80-35.”

2-47

A reference should be added alphabetically between SSPC and Tide, and should read as
follows:
Thornton, W.A., 1992, “Eliminating the Guesswork in Connection Design,” Proceedings
of the AISC National Steel Construction Conference, pp. 24-1 – 24-21, AISC,
Chicago, IL.

3-16

Table 3-2: The value of Ix for a W18x86 and a W12x120 should be switched. For a
W18x86 the value should be 1530 and a W12x120 should be 1070.

3-39

Table 3-6: Replace the values for a 23 ft span with the following:

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” 3-123 Table 3-10: The Available ASD Moment label on the vertical axis between “176” and “184” should read “180” rather than “188.4 44. L3½x2½.2 35. replace Ω with Ωt. should read “in.7” with “C8x18.” 3-72 Table 3-6: The footnote on the W12x14 should be “v” rather than “f.7 31.67.60). Ωv = 1. 3-84 Table 3-8: The title should read “C Shapes” rather than “S Shapes. the Maximum Total Uniform Load should read “1410” not “11410. φv = 0.” 4-48 – 4-63 Table 4-4: The units for the radius of gyration should read “in. should read “30.5 c a c 27.7” with “C8x18. replace φc with φt.5.90. at 16 ft span. KL.W36x Shape 330 Span.” 3-139 Table 3-11: Replace “C8x18. 2 . 6-3 In the last line of the Table: In the “LRFD” column. 117 Table 4-7: The units for the Properties.1a with Fy=50 ksi. “Pex(KL2)/104 ” and “Pey(KL2)/104 ” with “Pex(KL)2/104 ” and “Pey(KL)2/104.” 4-129 Table 4-9: The weight per foot should read as follows: Shape Wt/ft ¾ s 2L7x4x c ½ v 52. and in the “ASD” column. 3-207 Table 3-21: For the Deck Perpendicular condition. ft Design 23 302 282 262 247 231 ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD ASD LRFD 1220 1840 1110 1670 1030 1550 955 1430 894 1340 836 1260 3-49 Table 3-6: For a W24x370 using ASD.5. rx and ry. “Strong studs per rib” should read “Strong studs per rib (Rp=0.” 4-116.” 4-57 Table 4-4: The last value of Effective Length.” 3-137 Table 3-11: Replace “C8x18.75)” and “Weak studs per rib” should read “Weak studs per rib (Rp=0.” 3-144 Table 3-13: Replace this table with the attached Table 3-13. along with a space below the currently labeled L3½x3x¼.2 5-16 Table 5-2: Insert the label.” 4-10 – 4-23 Table 4-1 and Table 4-2: Replace the Properties.” The following note “v” should replace the note “f” at the bottom of the page: v Shape does not meet the h/tw limit for shear in Specification Section G2.

1-217 The equation for Rn following Equation C-B3-4 should read “Rn=4DΩ” instead of “Rn=4D/Ω. “with web connected with 4 or more fasteners in the direction of loading” should read.-diameter bolt the value H should be “v in. Bolted/Welded SingleAngle Connections.7-85 Table 7-20: For a Heavy Hex s-in. angle thickness should be 180 kips.” 8-47 Table 8-2: Replace the left-hand figure with the version in the attached Table 8-2.25πα s α p 3 .” 8-16 At the end of the second paragraph a reference should be made to “Figure 8-9b” instead of “Figure 8-10b.” 10-124 In the second paragraph following the heading.” should include the variable “t1” instead of “tc” 16. 14-18 The equation for Rn appearing under the heading. E-E” 10-146 Replace Figure 10-32 with the attached Figure 10-32. 10-141 Figure 10-28(a) “SECT. 10-14 The bolt and angle ASD available strength for A490 SC Class B with OVS hole type and ¼ in. 210 ⎜ w ⎟ fk ≤ Fy ⎝ ho ⎠ 9-8 The top equation for Fcr should include ≤ Fy as follows: Fcr = 0. “Table 10-11. “Flexural Strength of the Cap Plate. 10-86 In the third paragraph following the heading.” 16. ≤ Fy.62πE tw2 f d ≤ Fy cho 10-4 Figure 10-1 should be replaced with the attached Figure 10-1. “with web connected with 4 or more fasteners per line in the direction of loading. as follows: 2 ⎛ tw ⎞ Fcr = fk ≤ Fy 2 ⎜h ⎟ 12 1 − υ ⎝ o ⎠ π2 E ( ) 2 ⎛t ⎞ = 26. “Table 10-5 All-Bolted Unstiffened Seated Connections.” both references to “Figure 10-8a” should be to “Figure 10-7a.” rather than “18 in.1-29 In Case 7 of Table D3.1-397 Replace Equation C-A-2-2 with the following: ⎡ π3 ⎤ π2 1 + α p ) + 0. not 80 kips.1.” Table 8-10 should be referenced rather than Table 8-11. F-F” showing the elevation view of column B2 should read “SECT.185α s α p ⎥ α s δo ⎢1 + αp + ( 8ρ ⎣ 32 ⎦ δw = 1 − 0.” 16. 9-7 The equations for Fcr should both include the limit.

846 4.7 ×12.03 12.953 15.15 1.99 2.65 1.18 0.9 25.46 41.61 6.91 8.28 2.52 2.641 2.11 8.32 3.93 3.7 1.32 0.49 1.982 5.789 0.20 1.905 0.72 2C6×13 ×10.867 5.3 13.9 1.4 in.962 7.918 0.03 2.24 1.85 2.02 0.7 5.22 4.0 16. 1.21 2.12 10.84 6.72 2.95 1.36 2.0 2.3 11.94 7.05 11.22 4.41 1.14 2.2 10.728 3.812 0.14 0.772 0.69 4.57 6.56 0.66 1.84 2.72 1.66 5.30 5.59 1.37 0.17 1.786 3.60 0.20 1.09 2.824 4.21 1.989 3.71 1.42 3.14 3.2 7.33 22.19 1.06 0.11 12.6 5.97 2.40 3.36 1.5 11.86 1.3 9.0 7.7 23.76 0.7 8.6 2.18 7.20 1.20 1.10 3.37 13.84 1.20 .688 2.95 0.764 0.96 5.10 0.86 1.7 17.820 2.16 14.866 8.78 2.69 5.34 14.45 3.57 9.67 1.07 5.26 4.19 4.842 0.0 1.911 6.5 ×13.93 1.11 6.25 1.5 21.962 10.61 0.2 62.76 1.833 0.29 4.05 14.07 18.4 in.13 7.831 3.68 1.5 ×8.35 0.00 11.1–108 DIMENSIONS AND PROPERTIES Table 1–16 2C Shapes Properties 2C SHAPES Shape Axis Y-Y Separation.13 15.773 5.66 3.43 1.3 in.3 in.0 5.99 2.0 15.32 1.59 3.86 7.40 0.15 18.06 10.09 8.20 1.1 23.94 2.7 50.2 Axis X-X 3/8 0 3/4 I S r Z I S r Z I S r Z in.47 0.38 1.03 1.766 0.2 14.24 5.55 1.30 21.25 1.33 1.931 0. in.82 0.8 4.881 3.4 in.55 3.3 2.4 5.981 2.15 3.13 5.05 0.72 0.54 1.78 2.52 2.9 1.2 3. Area.19 12.59 2.34 3.909 0.25 0.2 3.0 3.62 3.03 0.66 0.591 0.22 3.3 1.9 40.98 1.7 7.69 20.6 4.07 1.92 1.3 12.5 3.63 2C3×6 ×5 ×4.66 3.2 2C10×30 ×25 ×20 ×15.25 9.63 1.969 0.51 7.0 35.74 4.43 4.02 1.25 0.04 7.80 AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION.682 3.87 1.23 21.4 29.33 2.44 5.76 11.3 17.597 0. A in.06 1.03 7.80 7.7 8.56 8.45 2.86 4.94 1.597 0.741 0.31 17.943 3.17 9.3 21.76 6.30 0.88 1.90 0.3 2C15×50 ×40 ×33.29 2.11 2C7×14.81 1.13 3.734 5.7 15. in.9 17.1 ×3.826 5.10 3.46 8.82 2.946 4.49 7.43 4.88 6.10 1.31 36.7 ×11.00 10.94 1.7 43.27 5.47 2.71 1.673 1.18 30.8 8.2 10.0 2C8×18.15 13.912 7.7 1.773 4.5 11.43 1.6 18.15 1.1 19.2 13.64 1.637 1.897 5.26 1.3 9.05 1.73 6.6 26.25 3.4 15.73 0.29 1.19 2.83 1.8 4.06 1.12 1.17 0.44 3.4 11.08 1.17 2.20 1.55 3.63 2. INC.593 2.7 8.78 1.18 22.68 1.95 2C4×7.927 0.09 3.13 0.699 0.6 rx in.36 0.90 12.876 6.38 0.82 2.95 0.12 1.823 8.1 9.18 8.52 2.02 7. in.04 4.4 ×4.1 1.783 2.3 in.2 13.6 12.51 0.0 2C9×20 ×15 ×13.743 2.2 ×9.86 1.73 3.21 5.12 1.6 12.0 17.44 0.63 1.45 31.914 0.19 1.5 4.882 6.6 14.0 10.6 6.32 1.63 1.39 2.78 3.43 2.81 6.34 2C5×9 ×6.3 49.37 2.91 0.1 11.50 2.97 1.95 2.558 1.39 3.47 26. s.7 8.50 0.2 13.9 1.4 40.5 12.02 6.9 28.3 5.746 0.73 1.82 1.59 8.85 3.83 1.5 32.52 3. 4 5.2 16.08 9.75 3.63 6.8 8.3 in.30 1.9 29.75 2.6 19.7 1.27 4.3 in.41 2.63 4.15 0.929 4.31 27.02 15.6 6.83 8.51 1.05 0.08 0. in.60 5.614 0.07 11.12 1.04 8.80 8.20 19.75 1.2 ×5.48 5.741 2.76 0.827 0.81 0.51 6.4 2C12×30 ×25 ×20.82 5.16 1.13 6.791 3.47 2.22 1.7 11.11 1.96 0.17 1.44 2.72 2.75 0.908 3.7 4.982 5.

2 45.4 36.4 16.7 13.3 31.8 168 139 108 86.6 30.9 32.6 26.3 24.3 54.1 13.3–144 DESIGN OF FLEXURAL MEMBERS Table 3–13 Available Flexural Strength.7 20.5 30.8 25.6 66.7 376 309 223 169 125 83.2 24.4 8.3 11.4 80. INC.3 133 111 86.5 10.0 20.5 13.8 73.2 65.6 57.5 154 129 102 86.0 25. 5 Mn /Ω φMn ASD LRFD 75.2 28.3 9.2 25. kip-ft Square HSS HSS16–HSS41/2 Shape HSS16×16× 5/8 1/2f 3/8f 5/16f HSS14×14× 5/8 1/2 3/8f 5/16f HSS12×12× 5/8 1/2 3/8f 5/16f 1/4f 3/16f HSS10×10× 5/8 1/2 3/8 5/16f 1/4f 3/16f HSS9×9× 5/8 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4f 3/16f 1/8f HSS8×8× 5/8 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4f 3/16f 1/8f f Fy = 46 ksi Mn /Ω φMn ASD LRFD 459 352 232 181 690 529 348 272 347 285 185 145 521 428 278 219 250 206 149 113 83.1 20.7 18.8 16.9 16.0 68.1 50.4 252 210 163 129 92.0 36.0 200 167 130 111 77.9 10.67 45.9 21.4 35.3 114 96.6 44.1 61. AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION.7 27.0 67.66 .3 21.6 23.8 51.9 38.3 55.7 35.9 64.5 62.6 13.43 35.98 45.5 23.5 7.8 52.0 53.6 34.5 30.2 53.0 17.1 28.1 103 86.7 43.3 43.8 6.6 46.4 76.4 19.8 15.1 38.8 Shape HSS7×7× 5/8 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4 3/16f 1/8f HSS6×6× 5/8 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4 3/16f 1/8f HSS51/2×51/2× 3/8 5/16 1/4 3/16f 1/8f HSS5×5× 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4 3/16 1/8f HSS41/2×41/2× 1/2 3/8 5/16 1/4 3/16 1/8f Shape exceeds compact limit for flexure with Fy = 46 ksi.0 24.6 41.5 31.2 16.2 20.

1. 5. 10 R = 0 to 1/8 α = 20° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 F. –0 Allowed Welding Positions Gas Shielding for FCAW Notes R = 0 to 1/8 α = 45° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 All — 4. –1/8 α = +10°. 10 R = 0 to 1/8 α = 20° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 F. 5. 7. 6 . –0 +1/16. 7.13. 10 R = 0 to 1/8 α = 45° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 All — 4.1) Base Metal Thickness (U = unlimited) T1 T2 U U SMAW C-U6 GMAW FCAW U Groove Preparation Root Opening Groove Angle Root Face Bevel Radius As Fit-Up (see 3. –0 +1/8. –0° +10°. –5° f = ±1/16 Not Limited r = +1/8. OH — 4.1) R = +1/16.1 with permission from the American Welding Society (AWS) AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION. 1. 10 Reprinted from AWS D1. 5. OH — 4. 4. 5. 4. 10 C-U6-GF U U R = 0 to 1/8 α = 20° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 All Not req.DESIGN TABLES 8–47 CJP Table 8–2 (continued) Prequalified Welded Joints Complete-Joint-Penetration Groove Welds Tolerances Single-U-groove weld (6) Butt joint (B) Corner joint (C) Welding Process Joint Designation B-U6 As Detailed (see 3. INC. 7. 10 U B-U6-GF U U R = 0 to 1/8 α = 20° f = 1/8 r = 1/4 All Not req.13.

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION. however. Ru or Ra. is determined by analysis as indicated in AISC Specification Section B3. the ends of members with simple shear connections are normally assumed to be free to rotate under load. this small amount can be neglected and the connection idealized as completely flexible. see Part 12. For the design of fully restrained (FR) moment connections. INC. While simple shear connections do actually possess some rotational restraint (see curve A in Figure 10–1). The simple shear connections shown in this Manual are suitable to accommodate the end rotations required per AISC Specification Section J1.10–4 DESIGN OF SIMPLE SHEAR CONNECTIONS SCOPE The specification requirements and other design considerations summarized in this Part apply to the design of simple shear connections. Figure 10–1. Illustration of typical moment rotation curve for simple shear connection. Sumner (2003) showed that a nominal interconnection between the top flange of the gider and the top flange of the framing beam is sufficient to limit support rotation. 7 . Support rotation is acceptably limited for most framing details involving simple shear connections without explicit consideration. Per AISC Specification Section J1. see Part 11. The case of a bare spandrel girder supporting infill beams. For the design of flexible moment connections.2.2. may require consideration to verify that an acceptable level of support rotational stiffness is present. FORCE TRANSFER The required strength (end reaction).

However. to provide more lateral stiffness.10–146 DESIGN OF SIMPLE SHEAR CONNECTIONS The detail shown in Figure 10–31c is used frequently when m is up to 6 or 7 in. the fittings are cut from a 15-in. channel and are detailed to overlap the beam web sufficiently to permit four shop bolts on two gage lines. cut from a rolled shape. The load on the shop bolts in this case is no greater than that in Figure 10–31a. INC. 8 . A stool or pedestal. To provide adequate strength to Figure 10–32. as in Figure 10–31d. Welded raised-beam connections. AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION. can be used with or without fillers to provide for the necessary m distance. as shown in Figure 10–31e. A pair of connection angles and a tee will also serve a similar purpose.

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