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RE: Wind Speeds for design wind pressures

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Alan -
 The Structural Engineering Institute of the ASCE published an article
regarding this topic a few months past. If I can locate my copy at home
tonight, I can certainly FAX you a copy.


> ----------
> From: 	Allan Hickey[SMTP:ahickey(--nospam--at)]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Sent: 	Monday, July 20, 1998 5:45 AM
> To: 	Seaint@Seaint. Org
> Subject: 	Wind Speeds for design wind pressures
> Can any one advise of a conversion for the equivalent 3 second gust wind
> velocity to a specified 60 minute or fastest mile wind velocity. This is
> to
> convert an API code provision to Australian conditions where we design to
> shorter duration gust loads which are obviously statistically a slightly
> higher number.
> Thank you
> Allan Hickey, Brisbane, Australia