Wind-Induced Vibrations in Antenna Members

by William Weaver, Jr.,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 679-702

Document Type: Journal Paper


Results of wind-tunnel tests of wind-induced vibrations in circular aluminum tubular members of large radar antenna space frames; curve for von Karman lift coefficient and semi-empirical means for evaluating effect of self-amplification of vibrations is presented; system of aerodynamic spoilers and their application. (22 refs.)

Subject Headings: Vibration | Space frames | Wind tunnel | Wind forces | Aluminum (material) | Radar | Antennas | Curvature

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