Development of Load Sequence using Pressure Records Measured from Wind Tunnel Studies for Mechanically- Attached Single-Ply PVC and EPDM Roofs

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada; Volume 743
Physical description63 p.
SubjectWind loads
AbstractThis report describes the use of the Rainflow Counting method (RFC) in the development of wind loadsequences for mechanically-attached single-ply PVC and EPDM roofing systems. Using wind tunnelrecords measured on full scale roof components, the RFC method is employed to compute the number ofcycles involved on the unsteady pressure time histories. This report archives the computed number ofcycles for a variety of configurations, and the corresponding load sequences.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7746
NPARC number20338304
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-10-03
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