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Apply the snow load Pf on a horizontal projected
plane. See UBC 1607.4.1
Randy

--- Julian Chu <Julian(--nospam--at)gouvisgroup.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone:
>
> UBC Section 1614 does not show how the snow load
> shall be applied to a
> sloped roof. We think the snow load shall be
> adjusted for the slope of roof
> in the office.
>
> However, if we use the alternate design procedure of
> Appendix 16, Division
> I, Section 1640 allows us to apply the snow load Pf
> on a horizontal
> projected plane.
>
> Can we use the projected plane concept with the
> Section 1614?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Regards,
>
> Julian Chu
> Newport Beach, CA
>
>
>
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