Probabilistic Description of Hurricane Wind Speedsby Martin E. Batts, (M.ASCE), Principal; ParaTech Inc., Gaithersburg, Md. 10879,
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 7, Pg. 1643-1647
Document Type: Journal Paper
Information is presented on the parameters of the best fitting Weibull distribution estimated for simulated hurricane windspeeds. The effect of the assumption that an Extreme Type I distribution, rather than a Weibull distribution, is the appropriate distribution of the extreme windspeeds, is shown.
Subject Headings: Hurricanes and typhoons | Probability | Wind speed | Information management | Parameters (statistics)
Services: Buy this book/Buy this article
Return to search