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# Basic Parameters

## Building Classification Risk Category II Table 1.5-1

Basic Wind Speed, V 45 m/s 162 kmph Figure 26.5-1A
Wind Directionality Factor, Kd 0.95 Table 26.6-1
Exposure Category C Section 26.7
Topographic Factor, Kzt 1.00 Section 26.8
Gust Effect Factor, G or Gf 1.172 Section 26.9
Enclosure Classification Open Section 26.10
Internal Pressure Coefficient, GCpi +/- 0.00 Table 26.11-
1
Terrain Exposure Constant, a 9.5 Table 26.9-1
Terrain Exposure Constant, zg 274 m Table 26.9-1
Pressure Calculations
Structure Gross Area, Ag 300 m
Solidity Ratio, e 1 Figure 29.5-3
Force Coefficient, Cf 1.200 Figure 29.5-1
Design Height, z 60.0 m
Velocity Pressure Exposure Coef., Kz 1.14
Max Velocity Pressure, qz 1340.3 N/m Table 29.3-1
Max Design Wind Pressure, P 1885.1 N/m
Max Total Wind Force/Base Shear, F 795.4 kN Equation
29.5-1
Width of Structure 5.0 m
Design Parameters

## Basic Wind Speed, V 101 mph

Exposure Category C

## Mean Roof Height, h 160.0 ft 60

Damping Ratio, b 2%
Section 26.9.5

Calculations

## Peak Factor for Background Response, gQ 3.40 gQ =

3.4 Section 26.9.5
Peak Factor for Wind Response, gv 3.40 gv = 3.4
Section 26.9.5
Peak Factor for Resonant Reaponse, gR 3.95 gR =
v[2 ln(3600n1)]+1/v[2 ln(3600n1)] Equation 26.9-11
Mean Hourly Wind Speed, Vz 113 ft/s Vz =
b(z/33)a(88/60)V Equation 26.9-16
Mean Hourly Wind Speed Power Law Exponent, a 0.154
Table 26.9-1
Mean Hourly Wind Speed Factor, b 0.650
Table 26.9-1
Turbulence Intensity Factor, c 0.200
Table 26.9-1
Integral Length Scale Factor, l 500 ft
Table 26.9-1
Integral Length Scale Power Law Exponent, e 0.200
Table 26.9-1
Exposure Constant, zmin 15.0 ft
Table 26.9-1
Reduced Frequency, N1 2.08 N1 = n1Lz/Vz
Equation 26.9-14
Rn Value 0.087 Rn = 7.47N1/(1+10.3N1)5/3
Equation 26.9-13
h for Rh 2.47 h = 4.6n1h/Vz
Section 26.9.5
h for RB 0.11 h = 4.6n1B/Vz
Section 26.9.5
h for RL 0.4 h = 15.4n1L/Vz
Section 26.9.5
Rh Value 0.323 Rl = 1/h-1/(2h2)(1-e-2h) for h > 0
Equation 26.9-15(a-b)
RB Value 0.930 Rl = 1 for h = 0
Equation 26.9-15(a-b)
RL Value 0.791 Equation
26.9-15(a-b)
Resonant Response Factor, R 1.087 R =
v[(1/b)RnRhRB(0.53+0.47RL)] Equation 26.9-12
Equivalent Height of Structure, z 96 ft z = 0.6h =
zmin Section 26.9.4
Integral Length Scale of Turbulence, Lz 619 ft
Lz = l(z/33)e Equation 26.9-9
Background Response Factor, Q 0.885 Q = v[1/
(1+0.63((B+h)/Lz)0.63)] Equation 26.9-8
Intensity of Turbulance, Iz 0.167 Iz = c(33/z)1/6
Equation 26.9-7
Gust Effect Factor, Gf 1.172 Gf =
0.925[(1+1.7Izv[gQ2Q2+gR2R2])/(1+1.7gvIz)]
Equation 26.9-10