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Structural Engineers Association of WA
Friday, October 11, 2013

Wind Design Using the New Provisions in ASCE 7-10

Registration: 8:00 AM
Seminar: 8:30 AM—4:30 PM

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Presenters: Edwin T. Huston, P.E., S.E., Smith and Huston, Inc. Donald Scott, P.E., S.E., PCS Structural Solutions
Guest Speakers: Tim Adams, Chief Forecaster for KNDO/KNDU – TV NBC Right Now, Kennewick, WA (Spokane and Tri-
Cities seminars)Cliff Mass, University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences (Seattle seminar)

This seminar will begin with a short history of wind storms inWashington by Tim Adams of KNDO/NKDU-TV(EasternWashington sessions)or Cliff Mass of the University of Washington (Seattle session). Ed Huston will discuss the major changes to the code followed by example problems for the “all-heights” method. Don Scott will present lessons learned from
recent high wind events in the Midwest and, time permitting, go over frequently asked wind engineering questions. Lunch will be provided along with video from the Insurance IndustryWind Tunnel Tests of fullsize
structures.
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