Wind pressures on building envelopes

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Abstract

Building envelopes of glass are subject to wind-induced loads. Wind pressures for design purposes are obtained following applicable building codes or standards. Details of wind pressures given in the ASCE 705 standard and commentary on parameters of these pressure criteria are given in this chapter. An example is also included to illustrate determination of wind loads on components of the building envelope.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationArchitectural Glass to Resist Seismic and Extreme Climatic Events
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Pages147-168
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781845693695
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

Keywords

  • ASCE 7-05 standard criteria
  • Example of wind loads
  • Wind loads on components
  • Wind pressures

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    Mehta, K. C. (2009). Wind pressures on building envelopes. In Architectural Glass to Resist Seismic and Extreme Climatic Events (pp. 147-168). Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1533/9781845696856.147