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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