Snow loads on roofs

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 37
Physical description5 p.
SubjectRoofing; roofs; snow loads; design loads; Snow and Ice loads
AbstractIn many cases snow loads constitute the largest design load for the roof system. A careful assessment of the snow load is required, therefore, to avoid both unnecessary construction costs and undue risk of failure.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Charges de neige sur les toitures
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number914
NPARC number20325158
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Record identifier95beebcf-d6a6-4654-ad96-60b66c7c93b0
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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