Pedestrian Level Winds: A Brief Review

by Frank H. Durgin, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Dir.; Wright Brothers Memorial Wind Tunnel, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, Mass. 02139,
Alfred W. Chock, Engr.; Cygna Energy Services, Boston, Mass.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 8, Pg. 1751-1761

Document Type: Journal Paper


The use of analytical and wind tunnel techniques and their limitation for making estimates of pedestrian level winds on or around a building site is reviewed. Some examples of solutions to wind problems both with and without wind tunnel studies are given.

Subject Headings: Pedestrians | Wind engineering | Wind tunnel | Tunnels | Site investigation

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