New AISC Design Guide Available – Design of Blast Resistant Structures

In July 2013, AISC released a new Design Guide for the Design of Blast Resistant Structures. Design Guide 26 is available as a PDF Download for free to AISC Members, or can be purchased as a PDF or hard copy.

In the November 2013 Modern Steel Construction article Bracing for Blast, Patrick Newman, a senior engineer at AISC, discusses some of the design guide’s key aspects, including Blast Loads, Blast Design, and Progressive Collapse.

For more information about Design Guide 26 Design of Blast Resistant Structures, please visit the Design Guides section of the AISC Store.


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