New Tool to Determine Snow Load, Wind and Earthquake Zones

Easy Determination of Load Values

17 April 2018

Dlubal Software offers on its website a free service for a quick determination of snow load, wind and earthquake zones.

The user just has to click on the corresponding map and gets:

  • For snow: snow load zone, characteristic value of snow load sk
  • For wind: wind zone, basic velocity pressure q
  • For earthquakes: earthquake zone, reference value of the maximum ground acceleration agR, subsoil class (for Germany)

The search function linked to Google Maps helps to find the locations. At the moment, the maps for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands and Denmark are available. It is planned to add more maps gradually.

You can find the helpful tool on our website at: Solutions -> Online Services -> Snow Load Zones, Wind Zones and Earthquake Zones or with the direct link

The website can be implemented (embedded) to other websites for free. To do so, click “Fullscreen map“ (to the right in the map) and copy the complete URL address from the browser. This address can then be used accordingly.

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