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I’m muddling my way through the ASCE 7-05 wind provisions and I’m not quite sure how to handle a dutch gable, specifically when determining the external pressure coefficient.  Would you just consider it a hip roof when determining pressures parallel to the ridge?  Or can it be idealized as a gable?  Any thoughts would be appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

Doug Mayer, SE

Structural Engineer

 


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