## Minimum Design Wind Load – ASCE 7-22 Section 28.3.6 (Envelope Procedure)

In our earlier posts we determined the horizontal and vertical components of wind load on a `shop’ (here). The horizontal force was/is 500 lb, as acting on an 8-ft wide `swath’ of shop, which is framed with wood trusses at …

## Wind Load on a Shop Using ASCE 7-22 (Envelope Procedure) – Part 2 (Horizontal Force)

Continuing from Part 1 … Step 6: Determine the external pressure coefficients, GCpf … Section 28.3.2.   For Case 1 we get … roof slope tan-1 4/12 = 18.4° … interpolating between 5° and 20° … interp GCpf per slope, …

## Wind Load on a Shop Using ASCE 7-22 (Envelope Procedure) (Part 1 – Velocity Pressure)

Part 1 – Velocity Pressure Let’s consider a shop to be constructed in, say, Latah County, Idaho, near the recently publicized college town of Moscow. The shop will not be a `business’, per se; in other words, people will not …

## Veeeee

V (pronounced `Veeee’, in wood engineering, in any particular usage, generally stands for one of two things. As pertaining to loads and forces in (inside of) wood structural members themselves, V stands for `Shear’, in particular `horizontal shear’, and specifically …

## The 50-Year Wind

Okay, let’s say I’m gonna build a `shop’ near, say, Moscow (Latah County), Idaho, Zip 83843. The big worries there are snow, in winter, and wind, any time of year. For wind, let’s go to https://hazards.atcouncil.org, … `Wind’, and then …

## `a constantly debated topic’ (pole barn versus post frame)

Pole barn versus post frame … how to keep the structure from flopping over? Consider a barn, or perhaps a shop, made using timber and `posts’. There are two main ways to keep it from flopping over. One way is …

## Keys to Successfully Obtaining a Code Evaluation Report

Keys to Successfully Obtaining a Code Evaluation Report (c) Jeff R. Filler, Pell City, Alabama October 2021 A code evaluation report is a report published by an evaluation agency stating that (and how) a building product (or building method or …