American Society of Civil Engineers

Guide to the Use of the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-95

by Kishor C. Mehta, (Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX) and Richard D. Marshall, (Wind Res. Services)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0302-0 / 0-7844-0302-3 (print), 1997, viii, 106 pp., 28 cm., Includes references (p. 101-105) and index.     (Barcode: RMI MK31524)

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Abstract: The objective of the Guide to the Use of the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-95 is to provide guidance in the use of the wind load provisions set forth in ASCE Standard 7-95. The Guide is a completely new document because the wind load provisions underwent major changes from the previous ASCE Standard 7-88 (or ASCE 7-93). The Guide contains six example problems, worked out in detail, which can provide direction to practicing professionals in assessing wind loads on a variety of buildings and other structures. Errata and Clarifications from the previous guide is also included.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Standards and codes
Wind loads
Wind speed

Library of Congress Call Number:  TH891.M45 1998
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Wind-pressure.
Structural engineering.
Standards, Engineering--United States.
Buildings--Standards--United States.