Codes


Wind codes define the process of converting climatic data (wind speed, snow load, etc.) into the actual pressures that are applied to a building.  MBS currently offers the wind codes show below.  We also offer the user the ability to define their own codes.

  1. Wind Codes:
ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers (1990, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2010)
ASNZ Australia and New Zealand Code (2002)
BCBC British Columbia Building Code of Canada (1992)
BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators (1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999)
CBC California Building Code (1998, 2001, 2007, 2010)
CECS China Code CECS 102.02 (2002)
CFBC Canadian Farm Building Code (1995)
CFE Mexican Wind Code (1993)
CHNA China Code CECS 102.98 (1998)
DIN German Wind Code, DIN 1055-4 (2006)
DWC Dutch Wind Code (1990)
EC1 EuroCode 1: Actions on Structures Part 1-4: General Actions - Wind Actions
FBC Florida Building Code (2001, 2004, 2010)
IBC International Building Code (2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015)
I875 India Standard IS 875 (1997)
MBMA Metal Building Manufacturers Association (1986, 1990, 1996, 2002, 2006, 2010)
MCC Mexico City Code (1991)
MSC Massachusetts State Code (1993, 2001)
NBC National Building Code of Canada (1990, 1995, 2005, 2010)
NBR National Brazil Wind Code 6123 (1988)
NCBC North Carolina Building Code (1996, 1999)
NYBC New York Building Code (1989)
OBBC Ohio Basic Building Code (1995, 1998)
PHBC Philippine Building Code (2001, 2008)
PN Poland National (1977)
PRC Puerto Rico Code (1987, 1998, 2011)
SBC Standard Building Code (1987, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1999)
UBC Uniform Building Code (1991, 1994, 1997)
VEN Venezuela Building Code (1999)
WBC Wisconsin Building Code (1991, 2000, 2002)

2. Structural Codes:

TYPE

WS for working stress or
LS for limit states design / load resistance factor design

HOT VERSION

Structural design code for hot-rolled and welded plate members. Available codes include:

Working Stress
AISC 89, 05, 10 - American Institute of Steel Construction

Limit States
3404 97 - New Zealand Standard
AISC 05, 10 - American Institute of Steel Construction
AS41 98 - Australian Standard Steel Structures
ASUS 02 - Australian/AISC with 1.5 factor
CECS 02 - China code
CSA 90, 01, 09 - Canada Structural
EC3 92, 06, 09 - Eurocode 3
ECP 205 - Egypt Structural Code
IS800 07 - Indian Standard

COLD VERSION

Structural design code for cold-formed members. Available codes include:

Working Stress
AISI 89, 96 - American Iron & Steel Institute
NACN 01, 07 - North American Canada
NAMX 01, 07 - North American Mexico
NAUS 01, 07 - North American Unites States

Limit States
AISI 96 - American Iron & Steel Institute
AS46 05 - Australian
ASNZ 02 - Australia/New Zealand
CSA 89 - Canada Cold-form
EC3 96 - Eurocode 3
NACN 01, 07, 12 - North American Canada
NAMX 01, 07, 12 - North American Mexico
NAUS 01, 07, 12 - North American United Status


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