32 minutes | Nov 19th 2020

Raising the Bar in Standards: The ASCE 7 Standard and Low-slope Roof Drainage

By Stephen Patterson, RRC, PE; and Madan Mehta, PE, PhD

This article is from the September 2020 issue of IIBEC Interface. Read along and view images on our website at: 

https://iibec.org/asce-7-standard-low-slope-roof/


References:

  1. American Society of Civil Engineers and Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) Standard 7, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. 2016. p. 65.
  2. International Code Council. International Building Code. 2018. p. 353.
  3. Ibid. p. 392.
  4. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), ANSI/AISC 360-16, Specifications for Structural Steel Buildings. 2016. p. 16.1-192.
  5. Steel Joist Institute (SJI). Structural Design of Steel Joist Roofs to Resist Ponding Loads. 2018.
  6. American Society of Civil Engineers and Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE/SEI) Standard 7, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures. 2016. p. 512 (commentary).
  7. Ibid. p. 507.
  8. Stephen Patterson and Madan Mehta. “Roof Drainage Design, Roof Collapses, and the Codes.” Proceedings of the 33rd RCI International Convention and Trade Show. 2018. pp. 123–31.
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