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Tag: Wind-Load Provisions in the UBC Determination of Wind Loads

Wind loading as described in Art. 9.1 is the basis for design wind loads specified in ‘‘Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures,’’ ASCE 7-88, American Society of Civil Engineers. Model building codes specify simplified methods based on these provisions for determining wind loads. These methods can be used for most structures. One such method is incorporated in the ‘‘Uniform Building Code’’ (UBC)

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