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I just found the ASCE-7 provisions.  I'll file this with the H-joist question.

-Keith (suitably humbled)

--- Keith Fix <kefix(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> Risking additional flames, I have a question of my own:
> 
> Where can I find data, design info, or recommendations for wind loads on
> curved
> roofs?
> 
> Specifically, the project is a helicopter hanger with large doors ("open"
> building).  The roof is approx. 200 ft. wide and rises 14 feet from the
> eaves,
> which are about 38 feet above the (level) ground.  I'll be using
> pre-engineered
> bowstring joists for the roof at 10'-0" c.c.  Deck will be 3" type "N".  Wind
> uplift will need to be specified to the joist manufacturer (Vulcraft et al).
> 
> References to codes, textbooks, articles, etc., would all be appreciated.
> 
> If this question has already hit the listserve and the answer's in the
> archive,
> the date(s) would be helpful; my search turned up nothing of value.
> 
> -
> Keith Fix, PE CA (Structural)
> Cromwell Architects Engineers
> 


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