The requirements described in this standard—which is a complete revision of ANSI A—are suitable for inclusion in building codes and other design. The first consensus wind load design criteria were published as ANSI A by the. American National Standard Institute (ANSI) in This document . The first consensus wind load design criteria were published as ANSI A by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) in This document .
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I am trying to find out how flat roof snow loads were determined and what provisions were in place if any to account for unbalanced snow loading.
Interesting to note q58.1 that in this code, by it’s own definition of live load Sectionsnow was considered a live load, different ansk what we view it now – it’s own separate load classification. There are provisions for unbalanced loading in the version. Close this window and log in. They don’t change their building codes very often but they generate them by themselves.
I cannot find any copies of this old code so any help would be appreciated.
Guide to the Use of the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE (formerly ANSI A)
If you are working on a building designed under the review of the Chicago Building Department they have there own codes which are not derivative from any other code.
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Defense manufacturing is all about project manufacturing and project accounting. Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts. I am attempting to review the design loads used on an older building designed in which was using ANSI A I also noted in the a that there is an exception to the alternate span loading requirement that may or may not apply in Chicago – “Alternate span loading need not be considered where the uniform s58.1 live load is 20 psf or more and the provisions of Section c are met.
The UBC, although not used in the Chicago area, mentions the use of unbalanced loading a5.81 snow loads and roof live loads.
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Apparently this provision also existed in the UBC as the paragraph is not alluded to as changed See Section and b.