User's Guide – NBC 2010: Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B)

Alternative titleUser's Guide, NBC 2010 : Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B)
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TypeBook
Physical description225 p.
SubjectCodes and guides
AbstractThe User's Guide – NBC 2010: Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B) is intended to help Code users understand and apply the design requirements provided in Part 4 of Division B of the National Building Code of Canada 2010 (NBC). It contains valuable background information and, in some cases, suggested approaches to certain design questions related to, for example, limit states design, snow loads, rain loads and design for seismic effects. Topics addressed include, among others, the intent of the post-disaster building classification, live loads due to use and occupancy, extensive material to support the changes related to design for earthquake and more detailed figures for snow loads on buildings.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Research in Construction
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-53543
NPARC number21274740
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