Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and
Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-16, provides the most up-to-date
and coordinated loading standard for general structural design.
ASCE 7-16 describes the means for determining design loads
including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, snow, rain, atmospheric
ice, earthquake, wind, and fire, as well as how to assess load
combinations. The 2016 edition of ASCE 7, which supersedes ASCE/SEI