Monday, November 7, 2011

Re: Design Wind Load Case 3 and ASD Load Combination 6

On 11/7/2011 6:17 PM, Joseph Grill wrote:

Thanks Bill, I haven't used the 2010 AISC yet.

On Nov 7, 2011 2:23 PM, "Bill Polhemus" <> wrote:
Yes. (Take a look at ASCE 7-10. I think they've clarified the issue somewhat). 

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
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On Nov 7, 2011, at 12:33 PM, Joseph Grill <> wrote:

Case 3 in Fig. 6-9 ASCE 7-05 multiplies wind loads by .75.  Are those further reduced within load combination 6?

Joe Grill

I just mentioned it because it appears the equations - there's a 6a and 6b - are a bit more clear than before, and might help. I'll type it in here tomorrow - should have done that earlier.