## Code Based Conventional Roof Framing (SST Course)

I recently viewed a Course on the Simpson Strong-Tie Learning website titled `Code Requirements for Conventionally Framed Roofs. Good stuff! Kudos to Randy (`Author’). Per the Course, `Conventional Framed … ‘ means `Prescriptive’ framing, or, framing that does not require …

## 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 …

## Differential Displacements and the SST SDPW Deflector Screw

Differential Deflections … and the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw (c) Jeff R. Filler, May 2022, Pell City, AL I haven’t tried one out yet … the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw … but the idea is fascinating …

## a truss for Miles

Miles asked me to design a truss for his shop.  I grabbed my clipboard.  Wood? Yes.  Rough sawn?  Yes.  Rise/Run?  4/12.  Width?  21 feet.  (Hmmm … I am sketching as we go along.)  Oh, 20.  You mean 20 to center? …