Title page for ETD etd-08182009-040252


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Anderson, Bennett B.
URN etd-08182009-040252
Title Standing seam roof system strength under uplift loading
Degree Master of Science
Department Civil Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Murray, Thomas M. Committee Chair
Easterling, William Samuel Committee Member
Garst, Donald A. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Roofs
Date of Defense 1991-01-07
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Abstract

The objective of this thesis is to verify the "base test method" for uplift loading of C- and Z-purlin supported, standing seam metal building roof systems. To achieve this end, eight sets of full-scale roof system tests were conducted. Each test set consisted of a single span base test and a three-span, multi-purlin line, confirming test. The base test method for uplift loading, in its present form, did not prove to be an effective method for determining the failure load of a multispan, multi-purlin line, standing seam roof system. Suggestions are made for possible modifications to the method.

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