Snow loads on roofs

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-37
Physical description5 p.
SubjectRoofing; roofs; snow loads; design loads; Snow and Ice loads; Couvertures
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
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Charges de neige sur les toitures
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-914
NPARC number20325158
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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