Beauro of Indian standards has designed IS 875-1987 to ascertain the different loads on the structure other than earthquake loads. The code is very comprehensive and divided into 5 parts. The description and download link of each of the codes are given below.
- is:875 (part-1) 1987
The first part of IS 875-1987 is to calculate dead loads. In this code unit weight of different building materials are specified.
- IS 875 (part-2) 1987
This second part gives data about imposed load.
- IS 875 (part-3) 1987
This part is stipulated for the wind load acting on building.
- IS:875 (part-4) 1987
In this part, calculations for snow load is stipulated.
- IS:875 (part-5) 1987
In this concise part, how to choose the load combination is given.
The latest code on wind load is reaffirmed in 2015. The major change in IS 875(part 3) 2015 is introduction of wind speed modification factor k4 which is the importance factors for cyclonic region.
You can download IS-875(part 3)-2015 with this link.
You may also want to download => IS 13920-2016(PDF)