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savva
3rd October 2010, 10:38 AM
Need to know where to find wind calculation formula or can someone show me how to do them. would be very appreciated.

what computer package is best for designing.

cheers

scaffman1
3rd October 2010, 10:41 AM
Hi savva, we've just taken the cads smart scaffolder on board, and on that it will calculate all the wind speed calcs you need anywhere in the country m8.

savva
3rd October 2010, 10:47 AM
hi scaffman1

I have Been talking to Auto cad Smart scaff. does do calcs for any scaffold and sheeted/not sheeted. would also like to do them by the pen if possible.

cheers

superscaff75
3rd October 2010, 11:34 AM
savva there is an internet site type program that helps with all the wind calcs , height above sea level etc etc will try dig it up for you see if it any help ok

but first its 12-30 sunday the toon kick off in bout an hour or so against the blue side of mancland , so its roast, mash, puddings and alcohol football more alcohol football mor alcohol then wind calcs possibly :laugh:

Ryan_Berry
11th November 2010, 05:39 PM
You can also order a free copy of a wind calculation programme from metsec. It's a little tricky to get used to but does the job. It can be used for both BS and Eurocodes.

Hope this helps.

Ryan

superscaff75
11th November 2010, 07:05 PM
check out some of these sites

BREVe2 (BS6399-2) WIND LOAD CALCULATION SOFTWARE (http://rwdi-anemos.com/software/breve/)

Civil Engineering Software (http://www.engineering-software.com/ce/)

http://www.dynamassist.com/#bn-forum-1-1-4102202277/7343

Spreadsheets for Structural Engineering (http://www.structural-engineering.fsnet.co.uk/)

Structural calculation software - All companies (http://www.archiexpo.com/architecture-design-manufacturer/structural-calculation-software-2678.html)

freebies aswell as good info links for people like me who could surf web all night

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also have you seen the microsoft excell wind analysis software program

http://www.inl.gov/wind/software/excel_wind_analysis_present.ppt

useful free microsoft downloads
Free microsoft excel downloads (http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Search/microsoft_excel.html)

open directory for science project, technology and engineering

Open Directory - Science: Technology: Software for Engineering: Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering (http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Technology/Software_for_Engineering/Civil_Engineering/Structural_Engineering/)
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