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Wind Effects on Structures: An Introduction to Wind Engineering
     

Wind Effects on Structures: An Introduction to Wind Engineering

by Emil Simiu, Robert H. Scanlan
 

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A comprehensive, integrated treatment of wind engineering, covering fundamentals, applications to design, and basic analytical tools. Furnishes detailed design procedures and data for wind resistance in tall buildings, tall stacks, hyperbolic cooling towers, trussed frameworks, suspension bridges, offshore structures, nuclear power plants, and many other structures

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A comprehensive, integrated treatment of wind engineering, covering fundamentals, applications to design, and basic analytical tools. Furnishes detailed design procedures and data for wind resistance in tall buildings, tall stacks, hyperbolic cooling towers, trussed frameworks, suspension bridges, offshore structures, nuclear power plants, and many other structures. Design procedures are illustrated step by step with examples. Fundamentals encompass micrometeorology, climatology, aerodynamics, structural dynamics, aeroelasticity, probability and statistics, structural reliability, and structural engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471866138
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/1986
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
589
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.38(d)

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