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Wall pressure coefficients

  1. Nov 7, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I am trying to understand how to obtain the required wind coefficients of 0.60, -0.30 and -0.60 for the problem, by using the given figure

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    for the windward side, does it correspond to theta = 0 since the question says "normal wind"? is the leeward size at theta = 90? What does "sides" refer to?
     

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  3. Nov 7, 2015 #2

    SteamKing

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    A building typically has four 'sides' or 'faces'.

    The 'windward' side is the face or side of the building which is struck directly by the wind. The 'leeward' side is the face or side which is directly opposite of the 'windward' side.
    The other two faces, which are more or less parallel to the direction of the wind, are the plain old 'sides'.
     
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