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RE: Flag Drag

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I wonder if the building maintenance staff would consider that when they go to replace it... <grin>

Michelle Motchos, PE
Stevens & Wilkinson of South Carolina, Inc.

Columbia, Sc

From: Rhkratzse(--nospam--at) [mailto:Rhkratzse(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 3:01 PM
To: nma(--nospam--at); seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Flag Drag

In a message dated 9/11/06 11:57:45 AM, nma(--nospam--at) writes:
Use ANSI/NAAMM FP 1001-97. 
Equation 4 will give you the wind load for nylon or cotton flags.
Equation 5 will give you the wind load for polyester flags.

Just out of curiosity, how much variation is there?  I wouldn't have thought the flag material would make much difference, but apparently it does.