oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Annual maximum wind speeds for South Africa
|Article Title||Annual maximum wind speeds for South Africa|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Division, Nalional Building Research Institute, CSIR|
|Publication Date||Aug 1987|
|Keyword(s)||Gust, Wind pressure and Wind speed data|
A statistical analysis of South African wind speed data Is presented. This Investigation Includes the estimation of annual maximum hourly mean wind speeds and gust speeds and additional Information required for specialized design applications. Alternative procedures for estimating extreme wind speeds are discussed and 50-year design Isopleths for South African hourly mean and gust speeds are given.
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