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RE: Unbalanced snow on 12 in 12 roof (UNCLASSIFIED)

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Actually, ASCE 7 is now technically first and foremost an SEI committee.
It remain ASCE 7 largely because SEI is a "wholly owned subsideriary" (so
to speak) of ASCE.

Regards,

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, Garner, Robert wrote:

>
> Why are we structural engineers allowing civil engineers write
> structural codes?  I think it's time we fired ASCE and assigned code
> writing tasks to SEA or similar.
>
> Name withheld to prevent a wind load from mysteriously blowing a tree
> onto my house.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Maxwell [mailto:smaxwell(--nospam--at)engin.umich.edu]
> Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 3:03 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Unbalanced snow on 12 in 12 roof (UNCLASSIFIED)
>
> Try doing wind loads for a sign per ASCE 7-02.  Talk about torture.  The
> BOCA code used to have nice, simple process for signs, but ASCE 7-02 now
> has this LONG, torturous process.  It took me about 3 hours to figure
> and
> run the calcs for one simple sign.  Arghhhhh!
>
> Regards,
>
> Scott
> Adrian, MI
>
>
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, Haan, Scott M POA wrote:
>
> >
> > Whoever wrote the new unbalanced snow formulas should be waterboarded
> at
> > Gitmo.
> >
>
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