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AD.2007-04.1.3 Russian Wind Loading

The wind loading as defined in the design code SNiP 2.01.07–85 "Loads and Actions" added in this version of STAAD.Pro can be added graphically to the model by modifications in the Loads Page.

There are two areas where the graphical user interface has been updated:

Wind Load Definition dialog

The dialog has been updated to allow the entry of the required parameters for a Russian Wind Load definition thus:-

This will create a definition which can be added to a wind load case.

Wind Load

Note: The first load case which has a Russian Wind Load command added to it will consider all other loads defined in it as the masses to be considered for calculating the dynamic effect which is required by this command.

For technical details of this wind loading see section AD.2007-04.2.2 Russian Wind Loading .