How can I determine a drifted snow load for a sawtooth roof in the snow load generator?


Drifted snow loads can be generated according to EN 1991‑1‑3, 5.3.4 (3) with the load generator. In addition to the load cases for non-drifted snow, it is also possible to quickly define load cases for the drifted snow.

For this, it is necessary to create a separately generated load for each section of the roof. Furthermore, the sides on which a drift occurs must be selected in the load generator (see the video).


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