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You can also look at Table 1609.3.1 in 2000 IBC.
 
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 12:02 PM
Subject: RE: Wind velocity

I have a note from an ASCE 7 wind seminar by Kishor Mehta & Dale Perry that says the 3-sec gust speed is = 1.2 x fastest-mile speed.  110 mph ?fastest-mile approximately? would equal 132 mph ?3-sec gust?. 

 

BDH

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Javier Encinas [mailto:jencinas(--nospam--at)coqui.net]
Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 12:09 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Wind velocity

 

What is the correlation between the "fastest mile" wind velocity and the "3-sec gust" wind velocity. For example, what is the equivalent of a 110 MPH fastest mile velocity using the 3-sec gust approach? Regards,

 

Javier Encinas, MSCE, PE


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