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Michael O'Rourke, P.E., F.SEI, M.ASCE

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


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Posted By Michael O'Rourke 04-09-2019 01:17 PM
Found In Egroup: Integrated Buildings & Structures
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​Comment by Mike O'Rourke - former Chair of the ASCE 7 Snow & Rain Load Subcommittee. Since the mid-1980's the drift size in ASCE 7 has been a function of both the ground snow load and a fetch distance. The relationship was based upon empirical observations from insurance company files. In the insurance ...