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Wind Design Series Part #5 | Solar PV: Wind Load Considerations

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Description

This presentation will cover Wind Design Manual Examples 10 through 13. The examples address low-profile tilted panels on flat roofs (Examples 10 and 11) and flush-mounted panels on sloped roofs (Examples 12 and 13), highlighting new requirements in ASCE 7-16 that followed work by SEAOC’s Solar Photovoltaic Systems Committee. The presentation focuses on concepts behind the requirements and how wind loads on rooftop solar panels are affected by building size and shape, and configuration of the solar arrays.

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
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Please note: This webinar is part of the
Wind Design Series and is not included in the NCSEA Webinar Subscription.

Contributors

  • Karl Telleen, S.E.

    Karl, an Associate Principal at Maffei Engineering, has 15 years of professional experience, including a wide range of project types such as design of new steel and concrete structures, seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing buildings, seismic peer review of high-rise buildings, and design and analysis of solar arrays subjected to wind and seismic forces. He contributed to design guidelines and analysis approaches for solar arrays, including the SEAOC Solar Photovoltaic Systems Committee documents SEAOC PV1 (seismic design) and SEAOC PV2 (wind design). He has worked with manufacturers on product development of solar support structures, and he has performed technical investigations into wind-related failures.

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May 5, 2020
Tue 10:00 AM PDT

Duration 1H 30M

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