Tutorial: An Introduction to Wind Loads on Buildings

To complete this first interactive tutorial, you must work sequentially through the modules and topics, which are presented in the following chart that depicts the organization of this Tutorial.

The Introduction module is divided into two topics: Structural Behavior and Wind Loads. Before you attempt to develop your building's wind loads using the wind load calculator, you should read and study the two introductory topics.

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Structural Behavior

The development of this on-line tutorial was supported by The American Forest and Paper Association.
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Deb Larson, Greg Humphrey, Ken Fridley, Dave PollockFrank Godina, andAaron Henson


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