Hi, Jim Cain, new to the list here, and with a few questions on designing
for wind loads....
1. Is there a preferred technique for calculating the pressure on a
structure from wind loads? I have pulled a few wind engineering
texts and just wondered if there is a more direct or preferred
2. I have seen the map of the US with wind velocities posted on it.
Is there a better way to convert from wind velocity to wind
pressure, than using Bernoulli's equation? What method would
you suggest ?
3. Any advice on accounting for lattice work structures vs. solid
surface structures would also be appreciate. Basically I am
just trying to come up to speed on this whole wind load
thing. You can post directly to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or to the list.
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