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Document Type:Technical Report
Name:Stephen E. Browning
Email address:sbrowning@tnaccess.com
URN:1998/00518
Title:Computer Program for the Analysis of Loads on Buildings Using the ASCE 7-93 Standard Minimum Design Loads on Buildings and Other Structures
Degree:Master of Engineering
Department:Civil Engineering
Committee Chair: Kamal B. Rojiani
Chair's email:krojiani@vt.edu
Committee Members:W. Samuel Easterling
Don A. Garst
Keywords:special loads, wind loads, earthquake loads, snow loads, load analysis, computer program, building loads
Date of defense:April 27, 1998
Availability:Release the entire work immediately worldwide.

Abstract:

A computer program for the analysis of loads on buildings is developed. The program determines wind loads, earthquake loads, and snow loads according to the ASCE 7-93 Standard Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-93). The program is developed using the object-oriented programming methodology and runs on the Microsoft Windows 95 graphical environment. It is a valuable and useful tool for determining loads on buildings.

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