FLORIDA BUILDING COMMISSION

BUILDING (STRUCTURAL) TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

DECEMBER 3, 2013

2:00 P.M. 2:50 P.M.

 

TELECONFERENCE/WEBINAR MEETING

FROM TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA
Public point of access: Suite 90A, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida.

 

TAC MEMBERS AND OBJECTIVES

STRUCTURAL TAC MEMBERS PRESENT: CW Macomber, Dick Wilhelm for Steve Strawn, Craig Parrino, Daniel L. Lavrich, Do Y. Kim, Jack Glenn, Jamie Gascon, Warner Chang, David Compton

 Objectives

  • To discuss equivalency of standard between ANSI/DASMA 108-2012 and ANSI/DASMA 108-2005 and to consider
  • Discuss DS 2013-104 by Mark Fairchild, P.E. of Milton Engineering Consultants, P.A. and provide recommendation for consideration by the Commission

 

MEETING AGENDA

OBJECTIVE

REVIEW OF OBJECTIVES WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:  Description of issue, discussion by TAC, public comment, TAC action

1)

 

Welcome and Opening, Roll Call

Reviewed and Approved of December 3, 2013 Meeting Agenda

Reviewed and Approved of October 2, 2013 Meeting Minutes 

2)

Reviewed and provided the following recommendations on the following Declaratory Statement .

DS 2013-104 by Mark Fairchild, P.E. of Milton Engineering Consultants, P.A. and provide recommendation for consideration by the Commission 

TAC ACTION:

Question 1. Does the 2010 FBC-B specify that the calculation of wind loads under Section 1609.1.1 Exception 7 applies solely to luminaires located within a public right-of-way?

 

Answer: Yes, according to the technical scope of the AASHTO LTS-4 standard as referenced in the Florida Building Code, Building, the wind loads calculation of the said standard are limited in scope to luminaires that are located within highways that are open to the public.

 

Question 2. Is it the intent of the 2010 FBC-B to limit the calculation of wind loads under Section 1609.1.1 Exception 7 solely to luminaires located within a public right-of-way?

 

Answer: Yes, calculation of wind loads under Section 1609.1.1 Exception 7 is limited in scope to luminaires that are located within highways that are open to the public.

 

Question 3. If the answers to Questions 1 and 2 are both "No," are there any site-specific locations or conditions where the calculation of wind loads for luminaires would be disallowed under the provisions of the 2010 FBC-B Section 1609.1.1 Exception 7?

 

Answer: No answer is needed since the answers to questions 1 and 2 are in the affirmative.

 

(Note: Wind loads calculation for luminaires that fall outside the technical scope of AASHTO LTS-4 (i.e. outside the public right-of-way/highway) are subject to the design criteria of ASCE 7 as applicable.

3)

Discussed and provided the following recommendation to the Product Approval POC with regard to the equivalency of standard between ANSI/DASMA 108-2012 and ANSI/DASMA 108-2005 (108-2005 Support File  )  (108-2012 Support File )

TAC ACTION:

It was determined for the Product Approval POC that the ANSI/DASMA 108-2012 and ANSI/DASMA 108-2005 are equivalent standards

4)

With no other business adjourned at 2:50 PM

 

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