• AS 4055-2012

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    Wind loads for housing

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users


    Published date:  12-24-2012

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies site wind speed classifications for determining design wind speeds and wind loads for housing that is within specified geometric limits. Wind speeds are specified for the serviceability and ultimate strength/stability limit states.

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    This Standard specifies site wind speed classes for determining design wind speeds and wind loads for NCC buildings Classes 1 and 10 within the geometric limits given in Clause 1.2. The classes are for use in the design of housing and for design, manufacturing and specifying of building products and systems used for housing.Wind loads for houses not complying with the geometric limits given in Clause 1.2 are outside the scope of this Standard.NOTES: 1 Commentary on the clauses of this Standard is given in Appendix A.2 A worked example for the determination of topography is given in Appendix B.3 Worked examples for the determination of terrain category and shielding class are given in Appendix C.4 A worked example for racking forces is given in Appendix D.5 Where houses do not comply with the geometric and other limitations of this Standard, use AS/NZS 1170.2.

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    Committee BD-099
    Development Note Under Revision by DR AS 4055:2020.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Under Revision

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    Originated as AS 4055—1992.Previous edition 2006.Third edition 2012. Originated as AS4055-1992. Previous edition 2006. Third edition 2012.

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    AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 Structural design actions Wind actions (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural design actions Wind actions

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