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


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

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


Snow load Load generator Generate loads Drifted snow load Saw-tooth roof



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