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Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures Author American Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN-10 0784410852
Release 2010
Pages 608
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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.

Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures

Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures Author
ISBN-10 0784414246
Release 2017
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Earlier versions of the standard have title: Minimum design loads for buildings and other structures.

Design of Buildings for Wind

Design of Buildings for Wind Author Emil Simiu
ISBN-10 9781118077375
Release 2011-09-23
Pages 338
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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.

Seismic Loads Guide to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7 10 Finley A Charney 2015

Seismic Loads Guide to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7 10  Finley A  Charney  2015 Author The American Society of Civil Engineers
Release 2015-07-05
Pages 244
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Preface The purpose of this guide is to provide examples related to the use of the Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (often referred to as ASCE 7). The guide is also pertinent to users of the 2012 International Building Code (ICC, 2011 ) because the IBC refers directly to ASCE 7. Sections of ASCE 7 Pertinent to the Guide Seismic Loads: Guide to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10 (the Guide ) has examples pertinent to the following chapters of ASCE 7: Chapter 1: General Chapter 2: Combinations of Loads Chapter 11: Seismic Design Criteria Chapter 12: Seismic Design Requirements for Building Structures Chapter 16: Seismic Response History Procedures Chapter 20: Site Classifi cation Procedure for Seismic Design Chapter 22: Seismic Ground Motion and Long Period Maps Seismic material excluded from the Guide are Chapter 13 (Nonstructural Components), Chapter 14 (Material-Specifi c Design and Detailing Requirements), Chapter 15 (Nonbuilding structures), Chapter 17 (Seismic Design Requirements for Seismically Isolated Structures), Chapter 18 (Seismic Design Requirements for Structures with Damping Systems), Chapter 19 (Soil-Structure Interaction for Seismic Design), and Chapter 21 (Site-Specifi c Procedures for Seismic Design). The vast majority of the examples in the Guide relate to Chapters 1, 2, 11, 12, and 16 of ASCE 7, with buildings as the principal subject. The materials on nonstructural components and on nonbuilding structures will be expanded in a later edition of the Guide , or in a separate volume. The materials presented for Chapter 16 relate to the selection and scaling of ground motions for response history analysis and the use of linear response history analysis. Chapter 14 of ASCE 7 is not included because the Guide focuses principally on seismic load analysis and not seismic design. The reader is referred to the Reference section of the Guide for resources containing design examples. The materials included in Chapters 17 through 19 are considered “advanced topics” and may be included in a future volume of examples. The principal purpose of the Guide is to illustrate the provisions of ASCE 7 and not to provide background on the theoretical basis of the provisions. Hence, theoretical discussion is kept to a minimum. However, explanations are provided in a few instances. The reference section contains several sources for understanding the theoretical basis of the ASCE 7 seismic loading provisions. Specifi cally, the reader is referred to the expanded commentary to the ASCE Seismic Provisions. Note that this commentary was fi rst available in the third printing of ASCE 7. Additional useful documents provided by FEMA (at no charge) are as follows: FEMA P-749, “Earthquake Resistant Design Concepts” (FEMA, 2010 ); FEMA P-750, “NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures” (FEMA, 2009a ); and FEMA P-751, “NEHRP Recommended Provisions: Design Examples” (FEMA, 2012 ). FEMA P-751 contains numerous detailed design examples that incorporate many of the requirements of ASCE 7-05 and ASCE 7-10. These examples are much more detailed than those provided in this Guide and concentrate on the structural design aspects of earthquake engineering, rather than just the loads and analysis side, which is the focus of the Guide . The National Institute of Building Standards (NIST) provides another excellent set of seismic analysis and design references. These “technical briefs” cover various subjects, including diaphragm behavior, design of moment frames, design of braced frames, and nonlinear structural analysis. The briefs can be downloaded at no charge from www.nehrp-consultants .org. How to Use the Guide The Guide is organized into a series of individual examples. With minor exceptions, each example “stands alone” and does not depend on information provided in other examples. This means that, in some cases, information is provided in the beginning of the example that requires some substantial calculations, but these calculations are not shown. For instance, in the example on drift and P-delta effects (Example 19), the details for computing the lateral forces used in the analysis are not provided, and insuffi cient information is provided for the reader to back-calculate these forces. However, reference is made to other examples in the Guide where similar calculations (e.g., fi nding lateral forces) are presented. The reader should always be able to follow and reproduce all new numbers (not part of the given information) that are generated in the example. Table and Figure Numbering The examples presented in the Guide often refer to sections, equations, tables, and fi gures in ASCE 7. All such items are referred to directly, without specifi c reference to ASCE 7. For instance, a specifi c example might contain the statement, “The response modifi cation factor R for the system is provided by Table 12.2-1.” References to sections, equations, tables, and fi gures that are unique to the Guide are always preceded by the letter G and use bold text. For example, the text may state that the distribution of forces along the height of the structure are listed in Table G12-3 and illustrated in Fig. G12-5 . In this citation, the number 12 is the example number, and the number after the dash is the sequence number of the item (that is, third table or fi fth fi gure). Notation and Defi nitions The mathematical notation in the Guide follows directly the notation provided in Chapter 11 of ASCE 7. However, as the Guide does not use all of the symbols in ASCE 7, a separate list of symbols actually used in the Guide is provided in a separate section titled “Symbols Unique to the Guide. ” This list also provides defi nitions for new symbols that have been introduced in the Guide . Computational Units All examples in the Guide are developed in the U.S. customary (English) system, as follows (with the standard abbreviation in parentheses): Length units: inches (in.) or feet (ft) Force units: pounds (lb) or kips (k) Time units: seconds (s). All other units (e.g., mass) are formed as combinations of the aforementioned units. A unit conversion table is provided. Appendices and Frequently Asked Questions In addition to the 22 individual examples, the Guide contains three appendices. The fi rst appendix provides interpolation tables that simplify the process of calculating some of the values (e.g., site coeffi cients F a and F v ) required by ASCE 7. The second and third appendices explain the use of web-based utilities for determining ground motion parameters and for selection of ground motion records for response history analysis. The Guide also contains a special section titled “Frequently Asked Questions,” where several common questions are listed, together with the author ’ s answers. In some cases, this requires an interpretation of ASCE 7, especially when the standard is ambiguous. User Comments Users are requested to notify the author of any ambiguities or errors that are found in this Guide . Suggestions for improvement or additions are welcomed and will be included in future versions of the Guide . Disclaimer The interpretations of ASCE 7 requirements and any and all other opinions presented in this guide are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the ASCE 7 Standard Committee or the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Snow Loads

Snow Loads Author Michael O'Rourke
ISBN-10 9780784411117
Release 2010-04-12
Pages 176
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Significant Changes to Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10: An Illustrated Guide focuses on the revisions to the seismic load requirements set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads. Mirroring the organization of the seismic chapters in ASCE 7-10, this handy reference briefly summarizes each change to the seismic provisions that might affect actual practice or enforcement and immediately follows up with the precise wording of the change. The impact of each update is explained in clear, straightforward language accompanied by diagrams, examples, and color photographs and illustrations to enrich the reader s understanding. Significant Changes to the Seismic Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10: An Illustrated Guide translates the changes to the seismic provisions of ASCE Standard 7-10 into a form readily accessible by structural engineers, architects, contractors, building officials and inspectors, and allied professionals. S. K. Ghosh is president, Susan Dowty is vice president and Prabuddha Dasgupta is engineering manager of S. K. Ghosh Associates Inc., a seismic and building code consulting firm based in Palatine, IL and Aliso Viejo, CA. All three are active in development and interpretation of U.S. codes and standards.

Wind Loads

Wind Loads Author Kishor C. Mehta
ISBN-10 0784412758
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 176
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Revision of: Wind loads: guide to the wind load provisions of ASCE 7-05 / Kishor C. Mehta, William L. Coulbourne, in 2010."

Seismic Loads

Seismic Loads Author Finley Allan Charney
ISBN-10 0784413525
Release 2014-09
Pages 227
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Seismic Loads has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Seismic Loads also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Seismic Loads book for free.

Basic Earthquake Engineering

Basic Earthquake Engineering Author Halûk Sucuoğlu
ISBN-10 9783319010267
Release 2014-05-09
Pages 288
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This book provides senior undergraduate students, master students and structural engineers who do not have a background in the field with core knowledge of structural earthquake engineering that will be invaluable in their professional lives. The basics of seismotectonics, including the causes, magnitude, and intensity of earthquakes, are first explained. Then the book introduces basic elements of seismic hazard analysis and presents the concept of a seismic hazard map for use in seismic design. Subsequent chapters cover key aspects of the response analysis of simple systems and building structures to earthquake ground motions, design spectrum, the adoption of seismic analysis procedures in seismic design codes, seismic design principles and seismic design of reinforced concrete structures. Helpful worked examples on seismic analysis of linear, nonlinear and base isolated buildings, earthquake-resistant design of frame and frame-shear wall systems are included, most of which can be solved using a hand calculator.

Principles of Structural Design

Principles of Structural Design Author Ram S. Gupta
ISBN-10 9781466552319
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 528
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A structural design book with a code-connected focus, Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition introduces the principles and practices of structural design. This book covers the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs in accordance with the codes. What’s New in This Edition: Reflects all the latest revised codes and standards The text material has been thoroughly reviewed and expanded, including a new chapter on concrete design Suitable for combined design coursework in wood, steel, and concrete Includes all essential material—the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs according to the codes This book uses the LRFD basis of design for all structures This updated edition has been expanded into 17 chapters and is divided into four parts. The first section of the book explains load and resistance factor design, and explores a unified approach to design. The second section covers wood design and specifically examines wood structures. It highlights sawn lumber, glued laminated timber, and structural composite/veneer lumber. The third section examines steel structures. It addresses the AISC 2010 revisions to the sectional properties of certain structural elements, as well as changes in the procedure to design the slip-critical connection. The final section includes a chapter on T beams and introduces doubly reinforced beams. Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition was designed to be used for joint coursework in wood, steel, and concrete design.

Tall Building Design

Tall Building Design Author Bungale S. Taranath
ISBN-10 9781315356860
Release 2016-09-09
Pages 872
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Addresses the Question Frequently Proposed to the Designer by Architects: "Can We Do This? Offering guidance on how to use code-based procedures while at the same time providing an understanding of why provisions are necessary, Tall Building Design: Steel, Concrete, and Composite Systems methodically explores the structural behavior of steel, concrete, and composite members and systems. This text establishes the notion that design is a creative process, and not just an execution of framing proposals. It cultivates imaginative approaches by presenting examples specifically related to essential building codes and standards. Tying together precision and accuracy—it also bridges the gap between two design approaches—one based on initiative skill and the other based on computer skill. The book explains loads and load combinations typically used in building design, explores methods for determining design wind loads using the provisions of ASCE 7-10, and examines wind tunnel procedures. It defines conceptual seismic design, as the avoidance or minimization of problems created by the effects of seismic excitation. It introduces the concept of performance-based design (PBD). It also addresses serviceability considerations, prediction of tall building motions, damping devices, seismic isolation, blast-resistant design, and progressive collapse. The final chapters explain gravity and lateral systems for steel, concrete, and composite buildings. The Book Also Considers: Preliminary analysis and design techniques The structural rehabilitation of seismically vulnerable steel and concrete buildings Design differences between code-sponsored approaches The concept of ductility trade-off for strength Tall Building Design: Steel, Concrete, and Composite Systems is a structural design guide and reference for practicing engineers and educators, as well as recent graduates entering the structural engineering profession. This text examines all major concrete, steel, and composite building systems, and uses the most up-to-date building codes.

Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Practical Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Author Syed Mehdi Ashraf
ISBN-10 9781351649797
Release 2017-11-10
Pages 347
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This book will provide comprehensive, practical knowledge for the design of reinforced concrete buildings. The approach will be unique as it will focus primarily on the design of various structures and structural elements as done in design offices with an emphasis on compliance with the relevant codes. It will give an overview of the integrated design of buildings and explain the design of various elements such as slabs, beams, columns, walls, and footings. It will be written in easy-to-use format and refer to all the latest relevant American codes of practice (IBC and ASCE) at every stage. The book will compel users to think critically to enhance their intuitive design capabilities.

Design Loads on Structures During Construction

Design Loads on Structures During Construction Author
ISBN-10 0784413096
Release 2015-02
Pages 37
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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.

Steel Structures Design ASD LRFD

Steel Structures Design  ASD LRFD Author Alan Williams
ISBN-10 9780071638364
Release 2011-02-07
Pages 624
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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES Steel Structures Design: ASD/LRFD introduces the theoretical background and fundamental basis of steel design and covers the detailed design of members and their connections. This in-depth resource provides clear interpretations of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, 2010 edition, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, 2010 edition, and the International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code, 2012 edition. The code requirements are illustrated with 170 design examples, including concise, step-by-step solutions. Coverage includes: Steel buildings and design criteria Design loads Behavior of steel structures under design loads Design of steel structures under design loads Design of steel beams in flexure Design of steel beams for shear and torsion Design of compression members Stability of frames Design by inelastic analysis Design of tension members Design of bolted and welded connections Plate girders Composite construction

Contractor s Guide to the Building Code

Contractor s Guide to the Building Code Author Jack M. Hageman
ISBN-10 9781572182028
Release 2008
Pages 402
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Don't let your jobs be held up by failing code inspections. Smooth sign-off by the inspector is the goal, but to make this ideal happen on your job site, you need to understand the requirements of latest editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code. Understanding what the codes require can be a real challenge. This new, completely revised Contractor's Guide to the Building Code cuts through the "legalese" of the code books. It explains the important requirements for residential and light commercial structures in plain, simple English so you can get it right the first time.

2009 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions

2009 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions Author United States. Department of Homeland Security
ISBN-10 OCLC:867743660
Release 2013
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This set of training and instructional materials is intended for those structural designers who are interested in learning more about the field of earthquake-resistant design and the 2009 NEHRP (National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program) Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures. By extension, it also applies to use of the current model codes and standards because the Provisions is the key resource for updating seismic design requirements in most of those documents including ASCE 7 Standard, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures; and the International Building Code (IBC). Furthermore, the 2009 NEHRP Provisions (FEMA P-750) adopted ASCE7-05 by reference and the 2012 International Building Code adopted ASCE7-10 by reference; therefore, seismic design requirements are essentially equivalent across the Provisions, ASCE7 and the national model code.

Temporary Structures in Construction Third Edition

Temporary Structures in Construction  Third Edition Author Robert Ratay
ISBN-10 9780071753081
Release 2012-05-06
Pages 816
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The most complete and current guide to temporary structures in design and construction With significant revisions, updates, and new chapters, Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition presents authoritative information on professional practice, codes, standards, design, erection, maintenance, and failures of temporary support and access structures used in construction. New developments and advancingtechnologies are discussed throughout the book, and new chapters on construction and environmental loads, cranes, and lessons learned from temporary structure failures have been added. Improve the quality, safety, speed, and financial success of construction projects with help from this practical resource. Inside, 26 expert contributors cover: Professional and business practices Standards, codes, and regulations Construction and environmental loads Construction site safety Legal aspects Cofferdams Earth-retaining structures Diaphragm/slurry walls Construction dewatering Underground/tunneling supports Underpinning Roadway decking Construction ramps, runways, and platforms Scaffolding Shoring/falsework Concrete formwork Bracing and guying for stability Bridge falsework Temporary structures in repair and restoration Cranes Protection of site, adjacent areas, and utilities Failure of temporary structures in construction

Architectural Glass to Resist Seismic and Extreme Climatic Events

Architectural Glass to Resist Seismic and Extreme Climatic Events Author Richard A. Behr
ISBN-10 9781845696856
Release 2009-09-14
Pages 272
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Glass is a popular cladding material for modern buildings. The trend for steel-framed, glass-clad buildings instead of those using traditional materials such as brick and concrete has inherent problems. These include, for example, the performance of architectural glass in extreme climatic events such as windstorms and heavy snow loads and also during earthquakes. This book reviews the state-of-the-art in glass and glazing technology to resist failure due to these natural events. Building code seismic requirements for architectural glass in the United States are considered first of all, followed by a chapter on glazing and curtain wall systems to resist earthquakes. The next two chapters discuss snow loads on building envelopes and glazing systems, and types and design of glazing systems to resist snow loads. Wind pressures and the impact of wind-borne debris are then considered in the next group of chapters which also review special types of glazing systems to resist windstorms. A final chapter reviews test methods for the performance of glazing systems during earthquakes and extreme climatic events. With its distinguished editor and team of contributors, Architectural glass to resist seismic and extreme climatic events is an essential resource for architects, structural, civil and architectural engineers, researchers and those involved in designing and specifying building glazing and cladding materials in areas where severe windstorms, snow and earthquakes are a threat. Considers the state of the art in glass and glazing technology to resist failure due to extreme climatic events Reviews specific building techniques and test methods to enhance glazing performance during snow storms, wind storms and earthquakes