Snow Loads on Roofs: The Present Requirements and a Proposal for a Survey of Snow Loads on Roofs

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Volume 106
Physical description31 p.
SubjectSnow and Ice loads
AbstractThis report consists of two parts; the first reviews and discusses the basis for the snow load requirements in the 1953 National Building Code; the second proposes a survey of snow loads on roofs. An appendix will be added containing extracts from snow load requirements of other countries and, on how snow loads were arrived at in those countries.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7876
NPARC number20337928
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Record identifier52542178-5244-460e-8a23-4739bfacf772
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-10-03
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