Redefining the Roles Insurers and Engineers Play in Hurricane Preparedness and Mitigation

Reducing the Risks of Severe Windstorm Disaster; an International Perspective

Performance of Manufactured Housing in Louisiana During Hurricane Andrew

Survivability of Manufactured Housing in Hurricanes

The Manufactured Home Dilemma

Critique - Manufactured Housing Session

Shelters for Hurricane Refuge

One Engineer's Wish List for Hurricane Hazard Mitigation

Causes of Roof Covering Damage and Failure Modes: Insights Provided by Hurricane Andrew

Performance of Plywood and OSB Sheathing During Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki

Hurricane Andrew - The Ultimate Curtain Wall Test

Wind Action on Highrise Structures: Codes - Wind Tunnel - Reality

Performance of Commercial Masonry Structures in Hurricane Andrew

Improvements to Residential Construction on Kauai After Iniki

Estimation of Vθmax, and Identification of the Iniki Overwash Line on Kaua'i

Measurement and Hindcast of Hurricane Iniki Coastal Inundation

Seismic Retrofitting: Spending to Save
Seismic retrofitting work is most often concerned with saving lives. But in cases of infrastructure, or historic structures, saving the structure, and making sure that it can operate after...

Masonry Carries the Load
Engineers frequently have preconceived notions about building materials. Masonry, for example, is commonly selected by architects for its color and texture, rather than by engineers for...

Wind Engineering—Engineering for Wind Damage Mitigation
The establishment in 1970 of a new engineering discipline, wind engineering, was motivated by property damage caused by windstorms of 1970 known as the Lubbock Tornado and Hurricane Celia....

Large-Scale Earthquake Simulator Study of the Tohoku University Base-Isolated Building
This paper describes a series of earthquake simulator tests of a 1/2.5-scale, base-isolated, three-story, reinforced-concrete building. Three different types of elastomeric seismic isolation...





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