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ASCE 7-16 Wind Load Provisions Update

OnDemand Webinar (88 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.


Michael Acosta, Resolution Management Consultants, Inc.
James F. Gallagher, P.E., F.ASCE, Resolution Management Consultants, Inc.


New Seismic Maps Reflecting the Updated National Seismic Hazard Maps

New Wind Speed Maps

• New Hawaii Maps That Resulted in Reduced Wind Speed for Much of the United States

• Clarified Special Wind Study Zones

• Separate Risk Category IV From Category III

New Snow Load Maps Incorporating Regional Snow Data for Areas That Previously Required Site-Specific Case Study Zones

Updated Rain Duration Provisions That Align Design Requirements With International Plumbing Code Provisions for Drainage

Entirely New Chapter Covering Tsunami Design Provisions, Which Are Important to Alaska, Hawaii, California, Oregon and Washington

New Appendix Provisions for Fire Design