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VMO Memorial Flagpole

AMG

flagpole.qpw

1.3V = 3 sec gust
Pipe dia at top
Pipe dia at bottom
Wall thickness
Flagpole height

90
3.5
7
0.188
35

Ht from
OD Avg OD
top (ft) (in)
(in)
0
3.5
3.550
1 3.600
3.650
2 3.700
3.750
3 3.800
3.850
4 3.900
3.950
5 4.000
4.050
6 4.100
4.150
7 4.200
4.250
8 4.300
4.350
9 4.400
4.450
10 4.500
4.550
11 4.600
4.650
12 4.700
4.750
13 4.800
4.850
14 4.900
4.950
15 5.000
5.050
16 5.100
5.150
17 5.200
5.250
18 5.300
5.350
19 5.400
5.450
20 5.500
5.550
21 5.600
5.650
22 5.700
5.750
23 5.800
5.850
24 5.900
5.950
25 6.000
6.050
26 6.100
6.150
27 6.200
6.250
28 6.300
6.350
29 6.400
6.450
30 6.500
6.550
31 6.600
6.650
32 6.700
6.750
33 6.800
6.850
34 6.900
6.950
35 7.000

mph
in
in
in
ft

ID
(in)

Flag length:
10 ft
Flag height:
6 ft
Flag area:
60 ft2
Wind force on flag = 0.0014*(1.3V)2*s(flag area)*Ch
Wind force on flag = 96.62 lbs and acts at:
Moment due to flag load:
3092 ft lbs
OD
(ft)

Vd

Ch

Cd

P
(psf)

H
(lbs)

'H
(lbs)

344 lbs
7754 ft-lbs

32 ft from top

M
(ft-lbs)

'M
(ft-lbs)

3.17

0.296 26.63 1.10 1.100

25.09

7.42

7.42

256.08

3.27

0.304 27.38 1.10 1.100

25.09

7.63

15.05

255.66

511.74

3.37

0.313 28.13 1.10 1.100

25.09

7.84

22.90

254.83

766.57

3.47

0.321 28.88 1.10 1.100

25.09

8.05

30.95

253.57

1020.14

3.57

0.329 29.63 1.10 1.100

25.09

8.26

39.20

251.90

1272.04

3.67

0.338 30.38 1.10 1.100

25.09

8.47

47.67

249.81

1521.85

3.77

0.346 31.13 1.00 1.100

22.81

7.89

55.56

224.82

1746.66

3.87

0.354 31.88 1.00 1.100

22.81

8.08

63.64

222.16

1968.82

3.97

0.363 32.63 1.00 1.100

22.81

8.27

71.91

219.11

2187.93

4.07

0.371 33.38 1.00 1.100

22.81

8.46

80.37

215.69

2403.63

4.17

0.379 34.13 1.00 1.100

22.81

8.65

89.01

211.89

2615.52

4.27

0.388 34.88 1.00 0.988

20.49

7.94

96.95

186.55

2802.07

4.37

0.396 35.63 1.00 0.961

19.93

7.89

104.84

177.48

2979.55

4.47

0.404 36.38 1.00 0.935

19.39

7.84

112.68

168.53

3148.08

4.57

0.413 37.13 1.00 0.911

18.89

7.79

120.47

159.71

3307.79

4.67

0.421 37.88 1.00 0.887

18.40

7.74

128.21

151.01

3458.80

4.77

0.429 38.63 1.00 0.865

17.94

7.70

135.91

142.43

3601.23

4.87

0.438 39.38 1.00 0.844

17.50

7.65

143.57

133.95

3735.18

4.97

0.446 40.13 1.00 0.823

17.07

7.61

151.18

125.59

3860.77

5.07

0.454 40.88 1.00 0.804

16.67

7.57

158.75

117.32

3978.09

5.17

0.463 41.63 1.00 0.785

16.28

7.53

166.28

109.16

4087.24

5.27

0.471 42.38

0.8 0.767

12.72

5.99

172.27

80.87

4168.11

5.37

0.479 43.13

0.8 0.750

12.44

5.96

178.22

74.48

4242.60

5.47

0.488 43.88

0.8 0.733

12.16

5.93

184.15

68.17

4310.77

5.57

0.496 44.63

0.8 0.717

11.89

5.90

190.05

61.93

4372.70

5.67

0.504 45.38

0.8 0.702

11.64

5.87

195.92

55.75

4428.45

5.77

0.513 46.13

0.8 0.687

11.39

5.84

201.76

49.64

4478.08

5.87

0.521 46.88

0.8 0.673

11.16

5.81

207.57

43.59

4521.67

5.97

0.529 47.63

0.8 0.659

10.93

5.78

213.35

37.60

4559.27

6.07

0.538 48.38

0.8 0.646

10.71

5.76

219.11

31.66

4590.93

6.17

0.546 49.13

0.8 0.633

10.50

5.73

224.84

25.79

4616.72

6.27

0.554 49.88

0.8 0.621

10.29

5.70

230.55

19.97

4636.68

6.37

0.563 50.63

0.8 0.609

10.10

5.68

236.22

14.20

4650.88

6.47

0.571 51.38

0.8 0.597

9.90

5.65

241.88

8.48

4659.36

6.57

0.579 52.13

0.8 0.586

9.72

5.63

247.51

2.81

4662.17

344.13 lbs
V max =
Mmax =

5 Nov 2003

256.08

7754.12 ft-lbs

Resulant acts: 22.53 ft above base

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