RICHARD SOLOMON wrote:
> 100 MPH winds ??? In California ?? They expecting Global Warming
> to cause Typhoons to hit ??
100 mi/hr winds (as a design requirement) aren't totally unreasonable,
if you're in a windy area below a canyon, for instance. 70-80 mi/hr
gusts happen every year during Santa Ana season. Yes, whether a
doubling of aerodynamic force is reasonable is a good question, and one
that would need to be explored with the regulators.
But so would seismic loading at 0.6g
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