Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

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

Re: Lighter Loads in IBC vs. UBC and Enercalc 6.0

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
When did you receive it?
I haven't received my copy yet.
S.Macie, P.E., SLO, CA
In a message dated 1/9/2008 4:36:09 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, Pinyonengineering(--nospam--at) writes:
with that transition to the 2007 California Builidng Code - I just got Enercalc 6.0 and looked at the wind module and it references the 2003 IBC  and some provisions that are not in the 2006 (or ASCE 7-05) seems like the design wind pressure part of the module won't calculate
Has anyone used this program yet for use with the 2006 IBC code?
I am also confused in the seismic module in that I have a redundancy factor of 1.3 and it seems like I need to actually math any use a pencil :-) to put this factor in the calculations.  I know this a new version and a new code but I seem lost. I am also doing this all by hand to verify what is supposed to happen. Is there anyone to set me straight??
Tim Rudolph
Pinyon Engineering
Bishop CA

Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in shape in the new year.