Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

RE: Importance Factors

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
I use IBC's table 1604.5 abbreviations, Ie, Is, and Iw. I've never listed an ice load. I couldn't find a convention in ASCE 7-98.

Will

From: "Chris Banbury" <cbanbury(--nospam--at)nicholson-engineering.com>
Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: Importance Factors
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 17:14:49 -0400

Is there a convention for designating the various Importance factors for wind, seismic, ice & snow? I've seen Iw for the wind importance factor and Ii for ice but I don't think ASCE 7 is very helpful otherwise.

Thanks in advance.


Christopher A. Banbury, PE
Vice President
Nicholson Engineering Associates, Inc.
7468 Horse Lake RD Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 799-0170 (o)  (352) 754-9167 (f)
www.nicholson-engineering.com

_________________________________________________________________
Overwhelmed by debt? Find out how to ?Dig Yourself Out of Debt? from MSN Money. http://special.msn.com/money/0407debt.armx


******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* ***
*   Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp
* * This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers * Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To * subscribe (no fee) or UnSubscribe, please go to:
*
*   http://www.seaint.org/sealist1.asp
*
* Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at)seaint.org. Remember, any email you * send to the list is public domain and may be re-posted * without your permission. Make sure you visit our web * site at: http://www.seaint.org ******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ****** ****** ********