ASCE 7-16 Wind Load Provisions Update
1 hour 30 minutes
Understand how the updates to the ACSE 7-16 Wind Load Provisions affect your building design.
Learn the significant revisions made in the transition from ASCE 7-10 to ASCE 7-16 as it concerns determining wind loads on buildings and structures, including additional resources and data that are available for use in performing these analyses. This includes a discussion on ASCE’s inclusion of a new section on attached canopies and nonbuilding structures covering circular bins, silos, tanks and rooftop solar panels.
• You will be able to define the new resources and tools available to perform wind load analyses.
• You will be able to identify revisions between ASCE 7-10 to 7-16.
• You will be able to discuss the reasons or changes in source data that necessitated the changes.
• You will be able to explain the significance of the changes.