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Greetings,

You can find detailed coefficients of wind pressures for curved surfaces in
British Standard CP3:chapter V: Part 2:Wind Loads
.
Regards,

Hasan Hindawi

----- Original Message -----
From: Keith Fix <kefix(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Wednesday, 20 September, 2000 2:13 AM
Subject: Wind Loads on Curved Roofs


> Risking additional flames, I have a question of my own:
>
> Where can I find data, design info, or recommendations for wind loads on
curved
> roofs?
>
> Specifically, the project is a helicopter hanger with large doors ("open"
> building).  The roof is approx. 200 ft. wide and rises 14 feet from the
eaves,
> which are about 38 feet above the (level) ground.  I'll be using
pre-engineered
> bowstring joists for the roof at 10'-0" c.c.  Deck will be 3" type "N".
Wind
> uplift will need to be specified to the joist manufacturer (Vulcraft et
al).
>
> References to codes, textbooks, articles, etc., would all be appreciated.
>
> If this question has already hit the listserve and the answer's in the
archive,
> the date(s) would be helpful; my search turned up nothing of value.
>
> -
> Keith Fix, PE CA (Structural)
> Cromwell Architects Engineers
>
> PS: I'm interested to see if Todd or Desi have any experience with this,
since
> Austin does so much work with Boeing.   ;-)
>
>
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