Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 0784473285
Release Date: 2010-05-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

.".. a complete revision of ASCE Standard 7-05 ... ASCE Standard 7-10 provides requirements for general structural design and includes means for determining dead, live, soil, flood, wind, snow, rain, atmospheric ice, and earthquake loads, and their combinations that are suitable for inclusion in building codes and other documents"--P. [4] of cover.

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 9780784477854
Release Date: 2013-10-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Prepared by the Committee on Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures of the Codes and Standards Activities Division of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. 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.

Fundamentals of Seismic Loading on Structures

Author: Tapan K. Sen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470742358
Release Date: 2009-04-29
Genre: Science

This book provides a practical guide to the basic essentials of earthquake engineering with a focus on seismic loading and structural design. Benefiting from the author’s extensive career in structural and earthquake engineering, dynamic analysis and lecturing, it is written from an industry perspective at a level suitable for graduate students. Fundamentals of Seismic Loading on Structures is organised into four major sections: introduction to earthquakes and related engineering problems, analysis, seismic loading, and design concepts. From a practical perspective, reviews linear and non-linear behaviour, introduces concepts of uniform hazard spectra, discusses loading provisions in design codes and examines soil-structure interaction issues, allowing the reader to quickly identify and implement information in a working environment. Discusses probabilistic methods that are widely employed in the assessment of seismic hazard, illustrating the use of Monte Carlo simulation with a number of worked examples. Summarises the latest developments in the field such as performance-based seismic engineering and advances in liquefaction research. “There are many books on earthquake engineering, but few are of direct use to the practising structural designer. This one, however, offers a new perspective, putting emphasis on the practical aspects of quantifying seismic loading, and explaining the importance of geotechnical effects during a major seismic event in readily understandable terms. The author has succeeded in marrying important seismological considerations with structural engineering practice, and this long-awaited book will find ready acceptance in the profession.” Professor Patrick J. Dowling CBE, DL, DSc, FIStructE, Hon MRIA, FIAE, FREng, FRS Chairman, British Association for the Advancement of Science Emeritus Professor and Retired Vice Chancellor, University of Surrey

Design of Buildings for Wind

Author: Emil Simiu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118077375
Release Date: 2011-09-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

ASCE 7 is the US standard for identifying minimum design loads for buildings and other structures. ASCE 7 covers many load types, of which wind is one. The purpose of this book is to provide structural and architectural engineers with the practical state-of-the-art knowledge and tools needed for designing and retrofitting buildings for wind loads. The book will also cover wind-induced loss estimation. This new edition include a guide to the thoroughly revised, 2010 version of the ASCE 7 Standard provisions for wind loads; incorporate major advances achieved in recent years in the design of tall buildings for wind; present material on retrofitting and loss estimation; and improve the presentation of the material to increase its usefulness to structural engineers. Key features: New focus on tall buildings helps make the analysis and design guidance easier and less complex. Covers the new simplified design methods of ASCE 7-10, guiding designers to clearly understand the spirit and letter of the provisions and use the design methods with confidence and ease. Includes new coverage of retrofitting for wind load resistance and loss estimation from hurricane winds. Thoroughly revised and updated to conform with current practice and research.

Design of Wood Structures ASD LRFD

Author: Donald Breyer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071745611
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

THE DEFINITIVE WOOD STRUCTURE DESIGN GUIDE -- FULLY UPDATED Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest codes and standards, the seventh edition of this comprehensive resource leads you through the complete design of a wood structure following the same sequence of materials and elements used in actual design. Detailed equations, clear illustrations, and practical design examples are featured throughout the text. THIS NEW EDITION: Conforms to the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) Addresses the new 2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS) Contains dual-format Allowable Stress Design/Load and Resistance Factor Design (ASD/LRFD) specifications, equations, and problems Includes ASCE/SEI 7-10 load provisions DESIGN OF WOOD STRUCTURES--ASD/LRFD, SEVENTH EDITION, COVERS: Wood buildings and design criteria Design loads Behavior of structures under loads and forces Properties of wood and lumber grades Structural glued laminated timber Beam design Axial forces and combined loading Wood structural panels Diaphragms Shearwalls Wood connections Nailed connections Bolts, lag bolts, and other connectors Connection details and hardware Diaphragm-to-shearwall anchorage Advanced topics in lateral force design

Design Loads on Structures During Construction

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0784413096
Release Date: 2015-02
Genre: Buildings

Prepared by the Design Loads on Structures during Construction Standards Committee of the Codes and Standards Activities Division of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE Design loads during construction must account for the often short duration of loading and for the variability of temporary loads. Many elements of the completed structure that provide strength, stiffness, stability, or continuity may not be present during construction. Design Loads on Structures during Construction, ASCE/SEI 37-14, describes the minimum design requirements for construction loads, load combinations, and load factors affecting buildings and other structures that are under construction. It addresses partially completed structures as well as temporary support and access structures used during construction. The loads specified are suitable for use either with strength design criteria, such as ultimate strength design (USD) and load and resistance factor design (LRFD), or with allowable stress design (ASD) criteria. The loads are applicable to all conventional construction methods. Topics include: load factors and load combinations; dead and live loads; construction loads; lateral earth pressure; and environmental loads. Of particular note, the environmental load provisions have been aligned with those of Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-10. Because ASCE/SEI 7-10 does not address loads during construction, the environmental loads in this standard were adjusted for the duration of the construction period. This new edition of Standard 37 prescribes loads based on probabilistic analysis, observation of construction practices, and expert opinions. Embracing comments, recommendations, and experiences that have evolved since the original 2002 edition, this standard serves structural engineers, construction engineers, design professionals, code officials, and building owners.

Wind Loads

Author: Kishor C. Mehta
Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN: 0784412758
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Revision of: Wind loads: guide to the wind load provisions of ASCE 7-05 / Kishor C. Mehta, William L. Coulbourne, in 2010."

Wind Loading of Structures Third Edition

Author: John D. Holmes
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482229226
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers alike, explaining the principles of wind loads on structures, including the relevant aspects of meteorology, bluff-body aerodynamics, probability and statistics, and structural dynamics. Written in Line with International Standards Among the unique features of the book are its broad view of the major international codes and standards, and information on the extreme wind climates of a large number of countries of the world. It is directed towards practicing (particularly structural) engineers, and academics and graduate students. The main changes from the earlier editions are: Discussion of potential global warming effects on extreme events More discussion of tornados and tornado-generated damage A rational approach to gust durations for structural design Expanded considerations of wind-induced fatigue damage Consideration of aeolian vibrations of suspended transmission lines Expansion of the sections on the cross-wind response of tall slender structures Simplified approaches to wind loads on "porous" industrial, mining, and oil/gas structures A more general discussion of formats in wind codes and standards Not dedicated to a specific code or standard, Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition highlights the general format and procedures related to all major codes and standards, addresses structures of various types, and presents you with topics not typically covered in traditional texts such as internal pressures, fatigue damage by wind forces, and equivalent static wind load distributions.

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN: 0784410852
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-10, is a complete revision of ASCE Standard 7-05. ASCE 7-10 offers a complete update and reorganization of the wind load provisions, expanding them from one chapter into six to make them more understandable and easier to follow. ASCE 7-10 provides new ultimate event wind maps with corresponding reductions in load factors, so that the loads are not affected. It updates the seismic loads of ASCE 7-05, offering new risk-targeted seismic maps. The snow load, live load, and atmospheric icing provisions of ASCE 7-05 are all updated as well. ASCE Standard 7-10 provides requirements for general structural design and includes means for determining dead, live, soil, flood, wind, snow, rain, atmospheric ice, and earthquake loads, and their combinations that are suitable for inclusion in building codes and other documents. A detailed commentary containing explanatory and supplementary information to assist users of ASCE 7-10 is included with each chapter: ASCE 7-10 is an integral part of the building codes of the United States. Structural engineers, architects, and those engaged in preparing and administering local building codes will find the structural load requirements essential to their practice.

International Fire Code 2006

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 158001254X
Release Date: 2006-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The 2006 provides modern, up-to-date fire code, and addresses conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, explosion, handling or use of hazardous materials, and the use and occupancy of buildings and premises. Prescriptive- and performance-based approaches to fire prevention and fire protection systems are emphasized. Topics addressed include fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, hazardous materials storage and use, and fire safety requirements for new and existing buildings and premises. The 2006 edition is fully compatible with all the International Codes published by the International Code Council (ICC).

Structural Applications of Steel Cables for Buildings

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 0784470243
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This Standard provides requirements for the structural design, construction contract documents, fabrication, and installation of cables for use as structural elements for the support and bracing of buildings, their roofs, and their floors. It specifically covers such topics as drawings and specifications; design considerations; cable materials; fittings; protective coatings; fabrication; and erection.

Build with Steel

Author: Paul Richards
Publisher:
ISBN: 1470098202
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Genre:

BUILD WITH STEEL introduces beginners to load and resistance factor design (LRFD) for steel buildings. The book covers the topics encountered in undergraduate steel design courses and on national exams (FE and PE). The full color layout is rich with photos, illustrations, and examples. It carefully explains the basis and application of the tables and specifications found in the AISC Steel Construction Manual (14th edition). Royalty Free.