CHICAGO – A draft of the next edition of the AISC Specification for Safety-Related Steel Structures for Nuclear Facilities (AISC N690) is now available for public review and comment.
The 2024 update of N690 will supersede the 2018 version.
The latest draft includes:
- Updates to the notch toughness requirements for materials subject to impactive and impulsive loads
- A proposed method for determining faceplate thickness for steel-plate composite structural elements subjected to impactive and impulsive loads
The draft will be available as a free download at aisc.org/publicreview between October 9 and November 8, 2023. If you’d prefer to review a hard copy, please contact Martin Downs at email@example.com; there is a $35 nominal charge for printed copies.
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