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This looks very interesting. Could you share some case study or some
particular examples ?

On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:08 PM, Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> I realize that if you have two such unusual simultaneous events to deal
> with,
> without knowing anything about them individually.
> But in most cases you can find the work done for one or the other.
> Combining
> them is a lot easier so long as you know what you're doing.
> Also, there are data available from NOAA, USACE, state govts, etc to allow 
> you to do analyses of highly localized events.
> Think about the locations indicated in ASCE 7 for local wind effects, fur
> example. With a sufficient body of data you can determine the 50, 100, 
> 300, 700 year etc. return period analyses yourself.
> The data coupled with the powerful software tools now available would allow 
> a design engineer to do what once would have required an academic
> specialist.

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