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ASCE 7-02 Open Structures

ASCE 7-02 Open Structures

ASCE 7-02 Open Structures

I have found certain locales still use IBC 2003 which is based on part, on ASCE 7-02. So I have 2 questions regarding the application of wind loads on open buildings.
1) While there is a table for applying wind loads to the roofs of partially and fully enclosed structures (Figure 6-6), is there a consensus on what should be done with hip or gable roof open structures? Should the same table still be used for open structures?
2) Can anyone explain the Center of Pressure Table found in Figure 6-18 and how it relates to the application of the wind load. If I take my roof slope and determine Cf, this will equate to a uniform pressure on a monoslope roof. How does the Center of Pressure come into play? I suppose it would make sense for some kind of point load application, but it doesn't make sense for a flat pressure.

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