ASCE 7, "Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other
Structures," is a widely recognized consensus standard method for
determining design wind loads on buildings and other structures.
The 2005 edition of the standard, designated as ASCE 7-05, is
referenced in and serves as the technical basis for wind-load
determination in the International Building Code, 2006
Edition, and 2006 edition of NFPA 5000: Building
Construction and Safety Code.
ASCE 7-05, Chapter 6—Wind Loads specifically addresses the
determination of wind loads on buildings and other structures.
Within the chapter, three methods of wind-load determination are
provided and referred to as...
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