Wind Loading of Structures / Edition 1

Wind Loading of Structures / Edition 1

by John D. Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 041924610X

ISBN-13: 9780419246107

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures is essential reading for practising civil, structural and mechanical engineers, and graduate students of wind engineering, presenting the principles of wind engineering and providing guidance on the successful design of structures for wind loading by gales, hurricanes,…  See more details below

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Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures is essential reading for practising civil, structural and mechanical engineers, and graduate students of wind engineering, presenting the principles of wind engineering and providing guidance on the successful design of structures for wind loading by gales, hurricanes, typhoons, thunderstorm downdrafts and tornados.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419246107
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The nature of windstorms and wind-induced damage1
2Prediction of design wind speeds and structural safety27
3The atmospheric boundary layer and wind turbulence46
4Basic bluff-body aerodynamics68
5Dynamic response and effective static load distributions96
6Internal pressures128
7The role of wind tunnels139
8Low-rise buildings162
9Tall buildings183
10Large roofs and sports stadiums210
11Towers, chimneys and masts222
12Bridges240
13Transmission lines259
14Other structures268
15Wind loading codes and standards288
App. A: Terminology306
App. B: List of symbols309
App. CProbability distributions relevant to wind engineering317
App. DExtreme wind climates - a world survey326
App. ESome approximate formulas for structural natural frequencies343
App. FApplication of the effective static load method to a simple structure345
Index351

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