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Snow loads; guide to the snow load provisions of ASCE 7-10.


Snow loads; guide to the snow load provisions of ASCE 7-10.

O'Rourke, Michael J.

Am. Society of Civil Engineers


164 pages




Nine of the chapters in this handbook elucidate the corresponding sections 7.2 to 7.10 of ASCE standard 7-10, and provide several examples for each type of roof and snow load. Complete snow design examples of a gable Triangular section formed by a roof with two slopes, extending from the eaves to the ridge where the two slopes meet. It may be miniaturized over a dormer window or entranceway. metal storage building with a roof step, a pole barn with a hip roof, and a single-family residence round out the book. B&W drawings and photographs are provided. The author teaches civil engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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