Speaker: Don Scott, S.E.
PCS Structural Solutions
This SE University session will review the changes to the ASCE 7 Wind Load Provisions that were adopted in the 2016 edition that is referenced in the 2018 IBC. Some of the changes that have the greatest impact on the design provisions are new Wind Speed Maps used in design, the inclusion of an Elevation Factor, and new Roof Pressure Coefficients. The presentation will explain the background of the new provisions to help engineers understand how and when to use these new provisions in their designs.
After participating this session, the learner will be able to:
Handouts and registration emails will be sent to SEU companies on Friday, November 9th.