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Jason,

Case A involves the roof loading applied to the
parapet, which in a corner condition will result to
very high wind pressure. Any comments?
--- Jason Christensen <jason(--nospam--at)wcaeng.com> wrote:

> If memory serves,
> For parapets:   Case A = Pressure towards building
>                 Case B = Pressure away from building
> (suction) 
> Not positive but the ASCE 7 Method 2 for sun shades
> or canopies, using
> the "partially enclosed" building requirements.
> 
> Jason
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ed Najjarine, SE
> [mailto:en(--nospam--at)najjarinestructures.com] 
> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 1:26 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 2006 IBC WIND ANALYSIS Question
> 
> Ladies & Gents,
> 
> Can someone please clarify (simplify) the wind
> loading
> on parapets in section 6.5.12.4.4 related to load
> case
> A & B. My results seem very high. Also which section
> best addresses the wind loading on canopies (or sun
> shades).
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Ed Najjarine, SE
> Irvine, CA
> 
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