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ASCE 7-05 has section 6.5.13 for the design of open buildings with monoslope, pitched, or troughed roofs.

Jerry Coombs wrote:
I have an apartment parking cover, simple steel frames w/ metal deck.  It is
20 cars.  They are simple double T frames w/ purlins, etc.

How would I get the uplift loads.  ASCE 7 wants Method 2, if I read
it correctly.  That's a bit extensive, I'd think.
Is there an acceptable "Rational Analysis" per that is commonly

Thanks in advance.

Jerry D. Coombs, P.E.
Coombs Engineering Services

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