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Wind Loading Analysis For Low Rise Building
Per ASCE 7-05 Code for Enclosed or Partially Enclosed Buildings
Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) for Low-Rise Buildings

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Notes: 1. For Transverse, Longitudinal, and Torsional Cases:
Zone 1 is windward wall for interior zone.
Zone 2 is windward roof for interior zone.
Zone 3 is leeward roof for interior zone.
Zone 4 is leeward wall for interior zone.
Zones 5 and 6 are sidewalls.
Zone 1T is windward wall for torsional case
Zone 3T is leeward roof for torsional case
2. (+) and (-) signs signify wind pressures acting toward & away from respective surfaces.
3. Building must be designed for all wind directions using the 8 load cases shown below. The
load cases are applied to each building corner in turn as the reference corner.
4. Wind loads for torsional cases are 25% of respective transverse or longitudinal zone load values.
Torsional loading shall apply to all 8 basic load cases applied at each reference corner.
Exception: One-story buildings with "h" <= 30', buildings <= 2 stories framed with light frame
construction, and buildings <=2 stories designed with flexible diaphragms need not be
designed for torsional load cases.
5. Per Code Section, the minimum wind load for MWFRS shall not be less than 10 psf.
6. References

Basic Building Wind Loading


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