MIAMI--( BUSINESS WIRE)--A revised edition of the American Welding Society's Structural Welding Code – Steel, AWS D1.1/D1.1M:2015 has been published which supersedes the 2010 edition.
The new edition spells out the requirements for design, procedure and performance qualification, fabrication, inspection and repair of steel structures made of tubes, plate and structural shapes that are subject to either static or cyclic loading. In addition to editorial changes in the text and commentary, this edition includes the reorganization of tubular clauses, tables, and figures previously located throughout the code into a new "Tubular Structures" clause. A corresponding new section of commentary is included in the revised edition.
The 646-page publication is the joint effort of the D1 Committee on Structural Welding and its D1Q Subcommittee on Steel.
The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a mission to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide, including brazing, soldering, and thermal spraying. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, and led by a volunteer organization of officers and directors, AWS serves more than 71,000 members worldwide and is composed of 22 Districts with 250 Sections and student chapters.