Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment


Procedure for Assessing Wind Damage to Wood-Framed Residences

Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Carrollton, TX; and W. F. Bunting and J. D. Weithorn

This paper will present a methodology for assessing wind damage to wood-framed residences. The type of attachment to various foundations will be discussed including concrete slab, pier and beam, block, concrete masonry, and poured foundation walls. F-scale ratings and failure wind speeds also will be discussed.

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Session 2, Winds, Damage, and F-Scale I
Monday, 10 February 2003, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

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