basic wind speed

basic wind speed

The wind speed that is used in determining wind load on a structure before other factors (such as height above the ground and the effects of shielding) are taken into account.
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Estimation of Basic Wind Speed at Bridge Construction Site Based on Short-term Measurements.
135%, and the AEP has nothing to do with increasing the value of the basic wind speed.
Wind codes now in use by the municipality state that structures should withstand a basic wind speed of 45 metres per second for a three-second gust, which is equivalent to 160km/h.
Gradient wind describes a wind field's steady energy that is changing slowly over time; it can be expressed as a superposition of a gradient component and the basic wind speed
Parameters of analysis for ASCE 7-05: Analysis is carried out for a basic wind speed of 160 km/hr (100 mph) applied parallel to global x-axis.
In most of North America, the three-second gust basic wind speed for structural design is 90 mph.
Basic wind speed for the special wind regions indicated, near mountainous terrain and near gorges shall be in accordance with local jurisdiction requirements.
It is insufficient to simply identify basic wind speed to determine wind loads.
The wind code that is now in use by the municipality states that structures should withstand a basic wind speed of 45 metres per second for a three-second gust, which is equivalent to 160km/h.
The commission's action ensures that buildings in high-wind areas be constructed to withstand basic wind speeds of 110 miles per hour.
In addition, IRM's ability to satisfy 90-120 mph basic wind speeds offered extra reassurance on a site at 70 feet above ground.