Frequently Misunderstood Wind Provisions
Emily Guglielmo, SE, PE, F.SEI, Martin/Martin
This session will focus on wind provisions of ASCE 7, including an introduction to wind design methods, frequently misunderstood provisions, and areas where the code does not offer guidance on frequently encountered conditions. This seminar will highlight rooftop screenwalls, rooftop equipment, attached canopies, tall parapets, serviceability criteria, and open/ partially enclosed buildings.
Emily Guglielmo earned her bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from UCLA, and her master's degree in Structural Engineering from UC Berkeley. She has nearly two decades of structural engineering experience, all with Martin/Martin, Inc. She began her career in their Denver, CO area office, and is currently a Principal with the firm, managing their San Francisco Bay Area office. She has lectured on wind load provisions nationally and internationally and is the Chair of the NCSEA Wind Engineering Committee. A licensed SE, Emily has received a number of awards, including an ENR 20 Under 40 and the Susan M. Frey NCSEA Educator Award, for effective instruction for practicing structural engineers.