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refaat
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Importance Factor Definition (Wind Loads Generation)

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09-24-2012 06:52 AM

Kindly help me

How to define importance factor ( I =1.25 ) to be able to generate wind loads by ( CBSpro 2013) using ( ASCE7-02) ?

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Rafal.Gaweda
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Re: Importance Factor Definition (Wind Loads Generation)

09-25-2012 01:59 AM in reply to: refaat

Importance factor is calculated inside the program using equations taken from ASCE -7-02 and depends on Building category and k (which is calculated using Velocity and Hurricane prone region option). All of needed parameters are available on the dialog.



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