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Please note that Kd must be equal to 1.0 when used with other load combinations 
than stated in ASCE 7, such as UBC97 combinations.

Javier Encinas

Quoting THunt(--nospam--at)absconsulting.com:

> Surjit,
> 
> The wind directionality factor Kd is used in all wind calculations when 
> used with the load combinations of section 2.3 and 2.4.  Table 6-4 lists 
> various values for Kd and for Buildings "Components and Cladding" it is 
> equal to 0.85.
> 
> Thomas Hunt, S.E.
> ABS Consulting
> 
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> 
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> 
> "Sarkar, Surjit" <SarkarSX(--nospam--at)c-b.com>
> 05/19/2003 04:25 PM
> Please respond to seaint
> 
>  
>         To:     <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>         cc: 
>         Subject:        Wind Question
> 
> 
> Hi, I am trying to determine whether wind directionality factor "kd" as 
> specified in ASCE 7-02 can be considered for computing wind pressures to 
> design vertical cladding e.g. glass.
> Thanks in advance for your help. 
> S. Sarkar, P.E. 
> 
> 




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