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Title:Windstorm Mitigation Manual for Light Frame Construction
Author(s):Wickersheimer, David
Subject(s):Buildings
Wind mitigation
Abstract:The basic information contained in chapters 1 through 3 was intended to introduce the basics of wind loads on buildings, the basics of nailing behavior, and the basic problems with current platform framing. Chapters 4, 5 and 6 explained in detail the problems associated with platform framing construction today. Chapter 7 will provide insights into the design ideas, concepts and framing requirements that will mitigate structural damage due to moderate to high winds.
Issue Date:1997
Publisher:Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Genre:Technical Report
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Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/54793
Sponsor:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Illinois Emergency Management Agency
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-09-23


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