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Re: Wind Pressure Coefficient, Cq, Question.

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 Does the Cq coefficient for elements in areas of discontinuities apply when 
 you have an open structure? For example, I have an open frame canopy, steel 
 posts and beams, supporting a metal roof deck. The metal deck cantilevers 4' 
 at the front. Does the Cq factor (2.3+.5=2.8 for the overhang and 2.3 for 
the 
 perimeter) apply in this case, since there are no two surfaces with an 
 included interior angle, as defined in the UBC? Any EXPERT (no guessing) 
 opinions?
 
 Regards,
 
 Oshin Tosounian, S.E.