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RR 22.05.00-3.3 Wind Loads per ASCE 7-16

The program can now automatically generate wind load intensity values per the 2016 edition of ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.

The 2016 edition ASCE 7 now accounts for the height above sea level of the structure through a new coefficient, Ke as well as changes to the values used for other coefficients. These include the horizontal cross-section types used in the calculation of Kd as well as a new enclosure classification, partially open, for GCpi.

qz = 0.00256KzKztKdKeV2 (eq. 26.10-1)