×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
• Talk With Other Members
• Be Notified Of Responses
• Keyword Search
Favorite Forums
• Automated Signatures
• Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

#### Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

# wind-open buildings h/L<0.25

## wind-open buildings h/L<0.25

(OP)
Hello,
Does anybody know what happens in this case for open buildings? I have a monoslope free roof with an angle of 0 degrees. How do you calculate the wind loads if the h/L is less than 0.25 (in my case 26'/260'=0.1)? I can't use figure 6-18A from ASCE7-05 because that applies for 0.25<h/L<1.0. Thanks.

### RE: wind-open buildings h/L<0.25

Just read your post. I am having the exact same issue with my design. Let me know if someone answers your question and I will do the same. Hopefully, they answer both.

### RE: wind-open buildings h/L<0.25

Take a look at Fig. 6-18D and, in particular, Note 5: this addresses case of monoslope roof @ 0 degrees with h/L between 0.05 and 0.25. ...May also want to check out applicable errata: http://content.seinstitute.org/pdf/erratasheet7-05.pdf for some corrections/clarifications.

#### Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

#### Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Close Box

# Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

• Talk To Other Members
• Notification Of Responses To Questions
• Favorite Forums One Click Access
• Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More...

Register now while it's still free!