Technical Digest 6 Design of Steel Joist Roofs to Resist Uplift Loads


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The Steel Joist Institute has completely revised Technical Digest 6. The Technical Digest consist of 49 pages of up-to-date information regarding the effects of wind forces on steel joists. ASCE 7 is the consensus standard for determination of wind forces. Technical Digest 6 contains examples for designing K and LH Series Joists to resist upward wind forces as well as for wind force determination in accordance with ASCE 7-10.  It also includes:

  • Discussion of revised IBC 2012 / ASCE 7-10 Load Combinations
  • Updated design examples
  • Seat anchorage capacities

Published April 2012

Additional information

Weight 0.5625 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .50 in
Publication type

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