Force of Nature: The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory
The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel in Ontario, Canada, pioneered the field of wind engineering and improved a generation of thin and light bridges and towers....

Making It Work
Engineers are problem solvers. So, when new building projects present interesting and challenging issues, that's when engineers really shine. For three teams of engineers from three leading firms, especially...

Review of Climate Science for Engineering Practice
Weather and climate are a factor in civil engineering design and practice. Weather is defined as the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure,...

The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal
When construction of the first American offshore wind farm support terminal encountered greater challenges than expected, jet grouting enabled construction to continue....

A Solution for Wind-Induced Vortex-Shedding Vibration of the Harmony and Heritage Platforms During Transpacific Tow
This paper describes the results of an advanced procedure for analyzing wind-induced vortex-shedding vibration (VSV) which was used for the transpacific tows of the Harmony and Heritage...

Calculated Examples of Long-Span Bridge Response to Wind

Wind Loading and Response of a High-Rise Building

Wind Damage in Hurricane Frederic

Tornado Wind Effects on the Grand Gulf Cooling Tower

Wind Energy Geotechnics

Dynamic Effects of Wind on Offshore Structures

Wind Waves and Swell

Generation of Wind Waves

Diffraction of Wind Generated Water Waves

Wind-Generated Wave Diffraction by Breakwater Gap

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures
Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures provides requirements for general structural design and includes means for determining...

Hurricane Katrina
This chapter provides an overview of Hurricane Katrina, including data on its category, its path and intensity, and its effect on wind and water forces....

Overview of Hurricane Katrina
This section provides a brief overview of the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina as well the storm's wind speed....

Wind
This chapter discusses the tabulation of wind force data in Microsoft Excel....

Structural Expression in Wind Sensitive Structures
Architectural details can impact both the local cladding pressures on a structure as well as the overall structural response. Figure 1 shows a pair of roof corner vortices on the upper...

 

 

 

 

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