Flood and Tsunami Loads

Flood and Tsunami Loads Time-Saving Methods Using the 2018 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-16

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Concise, visual explanations of code provisions that apply to flood and tsunami loads

This practical guide provides engineers with a visual overview of the code provisions to be used when designing structures to withstand floods and tsunamis. Free of complex and confusing explanations, Flood and Tsunami Loads: Time-Saving Methods Using the 2018 IBC and ASCE/SEI 7-16 utilizes helpful design aids, figures, and flowcharts to provide straightforward, start-to-finish instructions.
Real-world examples are included to illustrate the application of each code provision, and companion online Excel spreadsheets can be used to accurately calculate loads.

Contains step-by-step procedures for:

  • Hydrostatic flood loads
  • Hydrodynamic flood loads
  • Wave loads due to flooding
  • Debris impact loads due to floodingFlood load combinations
  • Tsunami analysis procedures
  • Hydrodynamic tsunami loads
  • Debris impact loads due to tsunamis
  • Tsunami load combinations
  • And much more

Book information

ISBN: 9781260461503
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Imprint: McGraw-Hill
Pub date:
DEWEY: 624.176
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: vii, 161
Weight: 326g
Height: 189mm
Width: 234mm
Spine width: 13mm