Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

RE: Wind Speed Over Hill Calcs

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
The Wind LoadsGuide to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-05Kishor C. Mehta, Ph.D., P.E., William L. Coulbourne, P.E. has some very good examples.  See Example 3.4. 

Regards, Harold Sprague
 
> Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:17:33 -0400
> From: design(--nospam--at)hodgsoneng.ca
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Wind Speed Over Hill Calcs
>
> List,
>
> I've found that the Canadian calculation for wind speed-up over a hill
> or escarpment is a little hard to wrap my head around. I've asked a
> couple of colleagues to do the calcs and the three of us came up with 3
> different answers. I'm currently looking at the ASCE formula.
>
> I wonder if anyone can give me an example so that I can figure out what
> the various symbols are supposed to represent.
>
> TIA,
> Gary
>
>
> ******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* ***
> * Read list FAQ at: http://www.seaint.org/list_FAQ.asp
> *
> * This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers
> * Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To
> * subscribe (no fee) or UnSubscribe, please go to:
> *
> * http://www.seaint.org/sealist1.asp
> *
> * Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at)seaint.org. Remember, any email you
> * send to the list is public domain and may be re-posted
> * without your permission. Make sure you visit our web
> * site at: http://www.seaint.org
> ******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ****** ****** ********