Some Thoughts on the Present State and Future of the Snow Load Survey

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 326
Physical description14 p.
SubjectSnow and Ice loads
AbstractOne of the principal aims of structural designers is to provide adequate safety for the various parts of a structure taking into account the loads, the function of each part and the consequences of its failure. Among elements having the same purpose it is usually desired that the safety should be uniform among them. Similarly, it is intended that structures in one city should be as safe as those in other cities across the country. Building codes and standards play a major role in determining to what degree those objectives are attained.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7507
NPARC number20337864
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Record created2012-07-19
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