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When I find out the publication date, I will post it.

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

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> > From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
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> > No one entity is driving this.  It is to be a professional paper for
> ASCE.
> > It just makes sense that the extreme wind probability during a given
> > construction period is less than the probability for extreme wind during
> the
> > life of the building.
>
> > development by a colleague of mine will attempt to corroborate the
> factors.
> > The modifiers are on the velocity, and can reduce the construction wind
> > stagnation wind pressure to about 60% of the 50 year wind stagnation
> wind
> > pressure.
>
> This is great. 60% sounds pretty close to the 10 year wind, rather than
> 5 year, but I'm guesstimating. Do you have any info on when/how it will
> be published? I may have breezed over any announcements in the ASCE
> mailings.
>
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> Paul Ransom, P. Eng.
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> Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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