Tornado load provisions are a new addition to the ASCE 7-22 design loads standard. This session will present the background behind the provisions and when practitioners need to consider tornado loads in design. Similarities and differences between tornado loads and standard wind loads on MWFRS and C&C elements will be discussed. A design example will also be presented.
- Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
- This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.