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Severe Storm Engineering for Structural Design / Edition 1
     

Severe Storm Engineering for Structural Design / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis
 

ISBN-10: 2884491260

ISBN-13: 9782884491266

Pub. Date: 09/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Overview

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782884491266
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

HIGH VELOCITY WINDS
TROPICAL CYCLONES, HURRICANES AND TYPHOONS
TORNADOES
Mapping the Wind
Wind Generalities
Definitions
High Rise
Severe Storm Engineering; Codes of Standard Practice
Australian Code
Wind Velocity as a Function of Time
Average Velocities
Dynamic Pressure
Boundary Layer Wind Tunnels
Building Envelopes
Saffir/Simpson Scale
USA Government Research
National Hurricane Center
Seeding of Hurricanes
Urbanism and Hurricanes
Case Studies: Hugo, Iniki, Andrew
Aftermath Recommendations
Building Code Improvements for Hurricane Forces
Building Envelopes
General Characteristics
Mechanics of the Storm: Measurements
Effects on Structures
Tornadoes Around the World
USA Government Research
US Codes for Tornado Forces on Structures
Packing of Macromolecules and Polymer Density

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