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- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Re: Wind Loads on Flagpoles
- From: AnandNene(--nospam--at)aol.com
- Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 11:01:15 EDT
Thanks Earnie, but this is an old flag pole. I appreciate your mention about NAAM and I will get the data from them. Anand Nene In a message dated 9/1/98 8:26:52 PM Pacific Daylight Time, ErnieNSE(--nospam--at)aol.com writes: > When you get a job to design a footing for a flagpole, ask your client to > give > you the name and telephone # of the flagpole manufacturer. They usually > supply > the pole based on the owner's flag size requirement. They should also be > able > to supply you with all the information you need to design the footing. > > My last flagpole footing design, they faxed me 2 sheets with information on > forces, moments, and shears on the flag and the pole and the overturning > moment for anchorage requirement based on a certain size nylon flag and wind > speed. > > These are all based on the Guide Specifications For The Design Of Metal > Flagpoles by the National Association of Architectural Metal > Manufacturers(NAAM), 1990. They are using graphs showing flag size, wind > speed > and force on the flag all based on tests of full sized flags.
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