Structural Load Determination: 2018 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-16

by: David A. Fanella, Ph.D., S.E., P.E., F.ASCE, F.SEI, F.ACI


Abstract: Calculate structural loads in compliance with the 2018 IBC® and ASCE/SEI 7-16. This practical guide shows, step by step, how to interpret and apply the load provisions contained in the 2018 IBC® and ASCE/SEI 7-16. You will learn how to accurately determine structural loads including dead loads, live loads, and environmental loads. Throughout the book, detailed design examples, unique flowcharts, and design aids illustrate the proper usage of the code within the scope of everyday practice. Coverage includes: • Structural load fundamentals • IBC® and ASCE 7 explanations • Load combinations • Dead, live, rain, and soil lateral loads • Snow and ice loads • Wind loads • Earthquake loads • Flood and tsunami loads • Load paths
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Title: Structural Load Determination: 2018 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-16

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2018 International Code Council

ISBN: 9781260135626

Authors:

David A. Fanella, Ph.D., S.E., P.E., F.ASCE, F.SEI, F.ACI is the Senior Director of Engineering at the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute. He has 30 years of experience in the design of a wide variety of buildings and other structures. Dr. Fanella has authored many technical publications, including the second edition of a textbook on reinforced concrete design for McGraw-Hill. He is a Member of a number of ACI Committees and is a Fellow of ASCE, SEI, and ACI. He will serve as a Member of an ASCE/SEI 7 Committee, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures, for the 2022 edition. Dr. Fanella is a licensed Structural Engineer and a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and is a past board member and a past president of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois.

Description: Calculate structural loads in compliance with the 2018 IBC® and ASCE/SEI 7-16. This practical guide shows, step by step, how to interpret and apply the load provisions contained in the 2018 IBC® and ASCE/SEI 7-16. You will learn how to accurately determine structural loads including dead loads, live loads, and environmental loads. Throughout the book, detailed design examples, unique flowcharts, and design aids illustrate the proper usage of the code within the scope of everyday practice. Coverage includes: • Structural load fundamentals • IBC® and ASCE 7 explanations • Load combinations • Dead, live, rain, and soil lateral loads • Snow and ice loads • Wind loads • Earthquake loads • Flood and tsunami loads • Load paths