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Re: ASCE-7 Ice Loads

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You are correct, the assumption is they're "incorporated by reference." But further confusion is down by the additional load combinations in ASCE 7 that don't have counterparts in IBC.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
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On Feb 25, 2009, at 10:45 AM, "Jim Lutz" <Jim.Lutz(--nospam--at)> wrote:

Am I missing something, or does the 2006 IBC say nothing about ice loads? Sometimes Chapter 16 refers to ASCE 7 as the source for load determination and sometimes it doesnt. If ice loads are important enough to be in ASCE 7, why arent they in the IBC?

Jim Lutz, PE, SE

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