What is wind load pressure?

Wind is air in motion. A structure is what deflects or stops the wind, converting the wind’s kinetic energy into potential energy of pressure, thus creating what we call wind loads.

The intensity of the wind pressure depends on the following: 1) Shape of a structure , 2) Angle of the induce wind, 3) Velocity of air, 4) Density of air, and the 5) Stiffness of a structure.