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- From: "Doug Mayer" <doug.mayer(--nospam--at)taylorteter.com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:57:34 -0800
Gary & Conrad,
Thanks for the input.
Doug Mayer, SE
Doug & Conrad,
I did not see anything in a quick scan of ASCE 7-05 (provisions or commentary). However, the Wind Load Subcommittee is working on new language that would implement what Conrad said, i.e. use the same C&C wind pressure as for the adjacent wall surface. There is a paper from Peter Vickery in the May 2008 ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering that provides the necessary supporting data.
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Typically the wind on the underside of an eaves overhang equals that on the adjacent wall surface. For example from ASCE7-05 Fig6-6 Cp=+0.8 for the windward wall, so soffit would experience Cp=+0.8 (upwards), whilst sidewalls experience Cp=-0.7 (downwards), and leeward Cp=-0.5(max. mag.) (downwards). Adopt similar approach for C&C pressures.
Not sure where rule is in ASCE7 but it is the approach used to AS1170.2, and I recollect something in commentary to ASCE7-05.
B.Tech (mfg & mech), MIIE, gradTIEAust
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