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Title: Snow loads on roofs in areas of heavy snowfall
Author: Doty, Robert D.; Deitschman, Glenn H.;
Source: Res. Note INT-RN-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: This study tested the feasibility of estimating snow loads on roofs from measurements of depth and water content of snow on nearby ground. The water content, and therefore the weight, of snow on the ground proved comparable to that of snow on roofs.
Keywords: snow loads, snowfall, roofs, water content
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Doty, Robert D.; Deitschman, Glenn H. 1966. Snow loads on roofs in areas of heavy snowfall. Res. Note INT-RN-43. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
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