You need to get a copy of TIA-222-G. This is the latest edition of "Structural
Standard for Antenna Supporting Structures and Antennas."
You will find all you need in this standard which is referred to by the IBC as
the appropriate national standard for these types of structures. This coupled
with the design wind velocity, seismic criteria, and any icing criteria will
give you what you need.
Lonberg Design Group, Ltd.
H.S. Lonberg, P.E.,S.E.
>From: Ruslin Prawira <email@example.com>
>Date: 2008/03/25 Tue AM 11:13:30 CDT
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Need some help
>I have designed some telecommunication tower using
>Staad.Pro 2004, the design procedures were based on
>design by others. I am a structural engineer but have
>never got specific knowledge on steel structure design
>codes for tower.
>I need help to know what formula to check for maximum
>sway and twist at top area of the tower. Or maybe
>there are some reading materials that I could look up.
>Thanks a lot.
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