Thanks, all, for the comments. Mine are bottom posted
Steve commented.....MA towers are too light for the job....
Is this fastest mile? or 3-sec gust? <snip> won't repeat prior post,
If the adopted code is IBC; then if the design wind is 90mph; then that is
the 3-sec velocity, which would be 75mph in the older codes. By the way,
the TIA/EIA 222-F uses Vfm, the G revision uses V3sec.
This being said; I don't see any indication of some subversive activity by
the building officials. They are just asking that the structure be design
based on latest information utilizing the best available knowledge and
I have a vested interest in this.
I am a licensed civil engineer and licensed structural engineer in several
States and Canadian Provences. In every case the licensure laws have a
stipulation concerning stamping of work not done under the licensee's
responsible charge. <snip>
Since my licenses are necessary for my livelyhood I would not place them in
Lonberg Design Group, Ltd. H.S. Lonberg, P.E., S.E. / KR7X President
It's obviously a translation problem between standards, which municipalities
are not required or inclined to perform. The result is a bureaucratic
for us. Regarding professional licenses, I pay $85 an hour or more for a
About the same for a car mechanic. And I expect more than that for MY
services. No reason that it should be appreciably different for a PE.
Jim Jarvis, BS, MBA, N2EA
International Business Development
Technology Jumpstart Consultant
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