Resources on Building Structures

The recent collapse of several agricultural buildings due to heavy snowloads is a wake up call regarding structural engineering for buildings.

Dr. David Bohnhoff, PE, UW Biosystems Engineering, has authored the following two article/ factsheets that provide information on steps to take to help ensure building structures are correctly engineered to minimize the risk of collapse in the event of future weather related problems.

Progressive Roof Collapse Due to CLR Shifting pdf

Do You Own A Killer Building-originally in Hoard’s Dairyman pdf

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