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Wind Load Calculations:

For Roof:
Mean Height

17 ft

Exposure Category

For Gable roof, the net design wind pressure is given by


P

qh*G*CN - qh*(G*Cpi) (ASCE 7-10, section 27.4-1)

0.00256*Kz*Kzt*Kd*V2

Where,
Velocity pressure, qh

(ASCE 7-10, section 27.3-1)

Where,
Kz

Velocity Pressure Exposure Coefficient Evaluated at Height Z

Kzt

Topographic Factor (Sec 26.8.2)

Kd

Wind Directionally Factor (Sec 26.6, Table 26.6-1)

Basic Wind Speed

qh

0.00256*0.87*1.0*0.85*1152

25.04 psf

0.85 (Refer Sec 26.9.1)

Cpi

=
=

+0.18
-0.18

(AISC, Table 26.11-1)

For Enclosed, Partially Enclosed buildings, the net pressure coefficient Cp is given by

Main Wind Force Resisting System:

Normal to
ridge for
< 10
And
Parallel to
ridge for all

0.5

-22.99 psf

For member Surface

Horiz distance
from windward
edge
0 to h/2
h/2 to h
h to 2h
>2h

Cp
-0.9, -0.18
-0.9, -0.18
-0.5, -0.18
-0.3, -0.18

P = qh G Cp- qi G
Cpi
(psf)
-22.99
-22.99
-14.47
-10.22

The net design wind pressure is given by


P = qh G C f A f

(ASCE 7-10, section 29.5-1)

From Fig. 29.5-1, Cf is given by


h/D

17/0.33

Cf

0.7

Therefore, for 4 surface


P

25.04*0.85*0.7*0.33

4.92 plf

51.5