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Dear Donna:

The E.020 is the local name (designation) for the minimum loads code.

Best regards,

Walter
----- Original Message -----
From: Donna Gochenaur <Dgochenaur(--nospam--at)emiusa.org>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 5:57 PM
Subject: RE: Lima, Peru Design Info


> Walter,
>
> What is the E.020 Minimum Loads Code?  We do many projects overseas and I
am
> always looking for information on wind and seismic loads.  We have done
> projects in 58 countries so this hunt is extensive and continual.  Thanks.
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Walter Sheen [mailto:wsp(--nospam--at)terra.com.pe]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 3:52 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Lima, Peru Design Info
>
>
> Dear Richard:
>
> Lima is not a high speed wind zone, so you have to use the code minimum
wind
> speed which is 75 Km/h (46.6 mph) Pressure has to be calculated using:
> Ph=0.005 C V^2, where Ph is pressure in Kg/m2, C is a shape factor and V
is
> wind speed in Km/h. Shape factor is determined from an inside wind load
and
> an exterior wind load. This shape factor usually is around 1.3.
>
> There's no special roof loading condition, the minimums are as follow:
>
> - For roofs with an inclination smaller than 3 degrees related to the
> horizontal, 100 Kg/m2 (20.5 psf)
> - For roofs with an inclination greater than 3 degrees reduce 5 (1 psf)
> Kg/m2 for each aditional degree, with a minimum of 50 Kg/m2 (10.25 psf)
> - For curved roofs, 50 Kg/m2 (10.25 psf)
> - Por roofs with light roofing, 30 Kg/m2 ( 6.15 psf)
>
> Extracted from E.020 Minimum Loads Code.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Walter Sheen
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "richard lewis" <rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2001 3:33 PM
> Subject: Lima, Peru Design Info
>
>
> > I need to get some design loads for Lima, Peru.  I would like to know
the
> > design wind speed.  Also, are there any special roof loading conditions
I
> > should be aware of?
> >
> > Rich
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