Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, 3rd Printing (Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10)

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, 3rd Printing (Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10) Author American Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN-10 078441291X
ISBN-13 9780784412916
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 618
Language English
Publisher American Society of Civil Engineers
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Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures ASCE SEI 7 10 provides requirements for general structural design and includes means for determining dead live soil flood snow rain atmospheric ice earthquake and wind loads as well as their combinations which are suitable for inclusion in building codes and other documents This Standard a revision of ASCE SEI 7 05 offers a complete update and reorganization of the wind load provisions expanding them from one chapter into six The Standard contains new ultimate event wind maps with corresponding reductions in load factors so that the loads are not affected and updates the seismic loads with new risk targeted seismic maps The snow live and atmospheric icing provisions are updated as well In addition the Standard includes a detailed Commentary with explanatory and supplementary information designed to assist building code committees and regulatory authorities The third printing of Standard ASCE SEI 7 10 incorporates errata and includes Supplement 1 In addition the seismic commentary has been expanded and completely revised Standard ASCE SEI 7 is an integral part of building codes in the United States Many of the load provisions are substantially adopted by reference in the International Building Code and the NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code Structural engineers architects and those engaged in preparing and administering local building codes will find the structural load requirements essential to their practice Note Purchasers of the first and second printings of this Standard 7 10 can download the errata and Supplement 1 The expanded seismic commentary can be downloaded from the ASCE Library free with registration