Wind Loads for National Airlines Hangar in Miami

by Frederick M. Law, (M.ASCE), Struct. Consultant; Chamn. of Civ. Engrg. Dept.; Kellermann and Dragnent, Inc., Little Falls, NY; Southeastern Massachusetts Univ., North Dartmouth, MA,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Pg. 421-427

Document Type: Journal Paper


A wind tunnel test was conducted which provides a rational basis upon which the design of the cantilever portion of the hangar roof and the roof covering can be based. The test results also show that the results of structures of simple shapes can be translated to more complex structures.

Subject Headings: Wind loads | Load factors | Air transportation | Roofs | Wind tunnel | Tunnels | Cantilevers | Miami | Florida | United States

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