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Re: Wind question

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This has been studied in detail at James Cook University in Queensland.  A
flying fragment that breaks a glass widow causes overpressure in house that
blows house apart.  Saw it happen to a garge once very scary.

John Nichols

At 23:59 25/03/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I remember a seminar by the guy who wrote the ASCE 7-95 standard in which he
>pointed out that in extreme wind conditions, flying 2x4's and roof gravel
>would break windows, leading to a "partially enclosed" structure whether the
>glazing could handle the wind load or not.