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    • Long-term HousingSolutions in Disaster-prone Areas
    • Natural Disasters Haiti Earthquake • January 12, 2010 Hurricane Katrina • August 28, 2005Copyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Lateral Loads Wind & SeismicCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Wind Basics LIFT WIND PRESSURE or SUCTION Reactions UPLIFT OVERTURNING SLIDING SHEARCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Lateral Loads - WindCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Lateral Loads - SeismicCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Building Response Motions Both wind & seismic • planar sway (racking) center of stiffness • torsional twist racking twistCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Building Response Motions Both wind & seismic • horizontal force transfer – in-plane shear Vmax at edges LoadCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • WFCM Standard Basis for the Guides •Consensus Standard •Referenced in U.S. Building Codes •Very technical •Audience •Designers •Building OfficialsCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • High Wind Guides Developed after Hurricane Katrina •90-130 mph Exposure B •Simplified approach •Specific to wind zonesCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Builders’ Guide Developed after Haiti Earthquake •150 mph Exposure C •Seismic Category D2 •Simplified approach •Panelized constructionCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Simple structuresCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Limited Size • 16’x24’ • Can be joined to form larger structuresCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Foundations • Needed especially in high wind areas • Slabs predominantCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Modular walls • Can be prefabricated and shippedCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Modular wallsCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Roof SystemsCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Caribbean Basin Guide Trilingual •English •Spanish •French • CWC assisted with French translationCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • Availability of Caribbean Guide www.awc.org • Download – no charge • Hard copies – Limited quantities – Contact AWCCopyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.
    • QUESTIONS?Copyright © 2011 American Wood Council. All rights reserved.