The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 76 (1998) > Issues > Issue 4 > Comparing CP3 and BS 6399: Part 2 - Ground Roughness
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Comparing CP3 and BS 6399: Part 2 - Ground Roughness

There was never any intent for the new wind Code, BS 6399: Part 2, to increase wind loads above the values predicted by CP3: Ch.V Part 2² on average. Independent calibrations of the new Code confirm this has been achieved, yet BS 6399 is widely perceived as being more onerous than CP3. So why should this be? N.J. Cook

Author(s): Cook, N J

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