ASCE 7-22 Wind Loads Subcommittee Meeting

January 11, 2018 - 9:00am to January 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Reston, VA

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE ) hosted a Wind Loads Subcommittee meeting on January 11-12 at their headquarters in Reston, VA.  Over 100 members attended the meeting to discuss procedures, schedules, and technical issues to be worked on, in order to update the next publication of the ASCE 7 Standard.

Serving as associate members of the ASCE’s Wind Loads Subcommittee, SK&A team members Sarwar Siddiqui, PhD, PE, Ammar Motorwala, EIT, and David Pirnia, PE, attended the meeting and will be actively participating in developing the new ASCE 7 Wind Load Design Provision.  Sarwar Siddiqui is serving as a member of the Chapter 26: Wind Load General Requirements and Chapter 30: Wind Load – Components and Cladding task committees.  Ammar Motorwala and David Pirnia are both participating in the Performance Based Design Procedure and Tornado Design Procedure task committee.  The new ASCE 7 Wind Load Design Provision is scheduled for publication in 2022.