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Wind on the Evergreen Point Bridge: January 27 to March 31, 1994


The data collected over the title period were used to establish the accuracy of the long term measurements at the site, the protocol for the use of the Weatherpak mobile anemometer, the fit of the data with a Gumbel Type I distribution, the optimum of the 15-minute averaging period, and the invariance of the gust: average wind speed ratio.


  • Date Published: June, 1996
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 367.1
  • Last Modified: November 7, 2007
  • Authors: Colin B. Brown, Kymberly Paige.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 54 p., 1,881 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Anemometers, Bridges, Data collection, Floating structures, Gusts, Pontoon bridges, Wind.
  • Keywords: Wind, floating bridges, forces, Evergreen Point Bridge (Medina and Seattle, Wash.), SR 520.
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