Reference calculation with wind speed of 50 m/s - DKF100-EXEL - DKE100

DKF100-EXEL Installation Guide

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M211818EN
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English (United States)
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DKF100-EXEL
DKE100
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User guide

The reference calculation in this example is based on the following criteria:

  • Gust wind speed of 50 m/s at the top of the mast
  • 10‑meter mast with 1 set of guy wires
Figure 1. Example 2: Mast assembly in reference wind load calculation
Table 1. Example 2: Wind load calculation for mast concrete foundation
Parameters Description Example 1: Maximum vertical load Example 2: Maximum overturning moment
Nd Normal force −6.5 kN (down) −4.4 kN (down)
Qd Shear force −0.5 kN 1.9 kN
Md Overturning moment −0.8 kNm 2.8 kNm
Table 2. Example 2: Wind load calculation for guy wire concrete foundation
Parameters Description Example 1: Maximum guy wire tension
Nk Normal force 3.5 kN (up)
Qk Shear force 2.1 kN
Mk Moment 0 kNm
Table 3. Example 2: Mast calculation weights
Part Weight
Mast

35 kg (77.2 lb)

Enclosure with weather station electronics 40 kg (88.2 lb)
Support arm 5 kg (11.0 lb)
Solar panel 3.5 kg (7.7 lb)
Antenna 1 kg (2.2 lb)
Obstruction light 2 kg (4.4 lb)
Lightning protection (air terminal) 2 kg (4.4 lb)
Sensor 2 kg (4.4 lb)
Table 4. Example 2: Mast calculation concrete values
Description Value
Concrete volume 0.41 m3
Concrete weight 10.1 kN
Net pressure of soil ≥ 70 kN/m2
Groundwater No