The CISC Handbook is a 1096 page hardcover book containing detailed information required for designing and detailing of structural steel in SI metric units. The Tenth Edition has been updated to reflect changes to CSA S16-09 and the steel section data. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the NBCC 2010. Tables are based on steel grades: CSA-G40.21 350W, ASTM A572 grade 50, ASTM A992 and ASTM A500.
Organized in eight parts, the Handbook of Steel Construction includes:
S16-01 "Design of Steel Structures"
CISC Commentary on S16-09
Design tables for bolts, welds, connections, beams, and columns
Properties and dimensions of structural steel shapes
CISC Code of Standard Practice for Structural Steel, Seventh Edition, 2008