I am trying to calculate the gust effect factor for a structure that falls into the flexible category according to the code. There is bunch of equations to work through the calc but i get to calculating the R (eqn 6-10) and for RB the equation for n = 4.6*n1*E*B/Vz. The E in the equation is not defined as far as i can tell in the wind chapter but E generally would be for earthquake load. Is this a typo or does the code really want you to put in earthquake load?
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