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Author ATC & SEI Conference on Advances in Hurricane Engineering (2012 : Miami, Fla.)

Title Advances in hurricane engineering : learning from our past : proceedings of the 2012 ATC & SEI Conference on Advances in Hurricane Engineering, October 24-26, 2012, Miami, Florida / sponsored by Applied Technology Council, the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Christopher P. Jones, Lawrence G. Griffis
Published Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2013]
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Contents Considering the Directionality Factor in ASCE 7 -- The Effects of Warm Atlantic Ocean Sea Surface Temperatures on the ASCE 7-10 Design Wind Speeds -- Wind-Induced Force and Torque on a Sign Measured in Full Scale in the Field -- Flood Damage-Resistant Materials : Research and Evaluation -- Introduction to the FEMA Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage Desk Reference and the FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator -- ASCE 24 : Improving the Performance of Buildings and Structures in Flood Hazard Areas -- Flood Provisions in the International Code Series and 2010 Florida Building Code -- Observations on ASCE 7-10 Methods for Determining Wind Loads -- Foundation Design in Coastal Flood Zones -- Survival Analysis of Elevated Homes on the Bolivar Peninsula after Hurricane Ike -- FEMA's Coastal Construction Manual Update Wind Resistant Design -- FEMA's Coastal Construction Manual Update Flood-Resistant Design -- Wind versus Water : Determining the Cause of Coastal Building Damage in Hurricanes -- Distinguishing Damage Due to Wind versus Floods An ASCE Publication -- Katrina on Trial Forensic Hindcasting the Most Costly Storm -- Separating Junk Science from Sound Engineering Principles during Forensic Assessments of Hurricane Damage -- Cost-Effectiveness of Wind Retrofit Measures -- Retrofitting a Historic Building Envelope for Disaster Resilience and Sustainability -- Evolution of Insurance Incentives for Wind-Resistant Construction since Hurricane Andrew -- IBHS FORTIFIED Homes Hurricane : Bronze, Silver, and Gold; An Incremental Holistic Approach to Reducing Residential Property Losses in Hurricane Prone Areas -- FEMA's Wind Retrofit Guide -- Wind Loads on Components of Multi-Layer Wall Systems with Air-Permeable Exterior Cladding -- Evaluation of the Wind Pressure Performance of Walls with Exterior Rigid Foam Sheathing -- A Parametric Representation of Wind-Driven Rain in Experimental Setups -- Water Entry through Roof Sheathing Joints and Attic Vents : A Preliminary Study -- The Relationship between the Wind Damage Sustained by a Residential Building and Its Floor Area -- Wind Uplift Capacity of Foam-Retrofitted Roof Sheathing Subjected to Water Leaks -- Engineering Standards for Glazing Performance -- Residential Fenestration Vulnerability to Windborne Debris -- Design and Field Testing of Windows/Doors in Hurricane Zones -- Protection and Performance before, during, and after the Storm -- Superior Structural Silicone Glazing -- Hazard Mitigation of the Building Envelope : Are Our Building Envelopes Ready for a Powerful Storm? -- Forensic Studies of Surface-Damaged Curtain Wall Glass -- Anatomy of Glass Damage in Urban Areas during Hurricanes -- Structural Wind Engineering of High-Rise Towers in Hurricane-Prone Regions -- Wind Engineering of the Shanghai Center Tower -- An Examination of Wind-Related Design Criteria and Their Applications in Hurricane Regions -- Wind Turbulence and Load Sharing Effects on Ballasted Roof-Top Solar Arrays -- Wind Loads on Low Profile Tilted Solar Arrays Placed on Low-Rise Building Roofs -- Full Scale and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Photovoltaic Panel Mounted on Residential Roofs -- Life-Cycle Assessment of Personal Residential Roof Decking and Cover under Hurricane Threats -- Wind Tunnel Model Studies of Aerodynamic Lifting of Roof Pavers -- Wind Load on Ridge and Field Tiles on a Residential Building : A Full Scale Study -- Investigation of the Wind Resistance of Asphalt Shingles -- Solar Panel Installations on Existing Structures -- Roof Curb Design : For Compliance with Building Code Seismic and Wind Load Requirements -- Design of RTU Curbs for Hurricane Winds -- Full Scale and Wind Tunnel Testing of Rooftop Equipment on a Flat Roof -- Damage Simulation System for Coupled Hazards Caused by Maximum Possible Typhoons in Coastal Zones under a Future Climate -- Influence of Climate Change on Future Hurricane Wind Hazards along the US Eastern Coast and the Gulf of Mexico -- Rapid Probabilistic Assessment of Wave and Surge Hurricane Risk -- Rapid Estimation of Storm Surge within the Disaster Response Intelligent System (DRIS) -- Advanced Estimation of Coastal Storm Surge : Application of SWAN+ADCIRC in Georgia/Northeast Florida Storm Surge Study -- Cyber-Eye : Integrated Cyber-Infrastructure to Support Hurricane Risk Assessment -- FEMA Mitigation Assessment Team Program: Observations and Recommendations since Hurricane Andrew
Hurricane Irene : Damage Observations along the Eastern Seaboard -- A Wave, Water Level, and Structural Monitoring Plan for Dauphin Island, Alabama -- The Evolution and Development of Improved Data Collection Methods and Mobile Networks for the Observation of Inland Hurricane Storm Surge -- A Simplified Reliability-Based Method in Estimating Losses to Fixed Offshore Oil Platforms in GOM -- Fragility Assessment of Coastal Bridges under Hurricane Events Using Enhanced Probabilistic Capacity Models -- Joint Distributions of Hurricane Wind and Storm Surge for the City of Charleston in South Carolina -- Storm Surge Return Periods for the United States Gulf Coast -- The Role of Tropical Cyclone Induced Flooding in Economic and Insurance Losses -- Wave Effects on Hurricane Storm Surge Simulation -- An Engineering Approach for Modeling Hurricane Extreme Waves Using Analytical and Numerical Tools -- High Resolution Imagery Collection Utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Post-Disaster Studies -- The Fundamentals of Modernizing Damage Assessment Tools -- Recent Advances towards a Robust, Automated Hurricane Damage Assessment from High-Resolution Images -- Challenges Encountered Retrofitting an Existing Concrete Building Classified As an Essential Facility -- ICC 500-2008 : ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters -- Introduction to FEMA's Guidance Document : Emergency Power for Critical Facilities -- Failure Risk of 230 kV Electricity Transmission Lines in South Carolina under Hurricane Wind Hazards -- Fragility Assessment of Wood Poles in Power Distribution Networks against Extreme Wind Hazards -- The Hurricane Roof Position -- Cyclone Risk from Wind, Flood, and Storm Surge Perils in Australia : A Comprehensive Model -- Hurricane Evacuation Decision Support Framework A Risk Based Approach -- Robustness versus Resilience : Hurricanes and Other Natural Hazard Risks -- Hurricane-Related Infrastructure Damage -- The Effect of Averaging Duration on Differences Observed between Gust Factors from Tropical and Extratropical Winds -- Wind Profile and Spectra in Typhoon-Prone Regions in South China -- Tropical Cyclone Marine Surface Wind Modeling : The Shape of the Radial Wind Profile Matters -- Estimation of Peak Wind Pressure on a Low-Rise Building -- Framework for the Assessment of Building Envelope Failures Due to Hurricane Wind Hazards -- Probabilistic Estimation of Extreme Wind Loads on Low-Rise Structures -- Finite Element Evaluation of Modal Stresses in Cantilever Highway Sign Structures -- Development of Computational Tools for Large Scale Wind Simulations -- In Situ Nail Withdrawal Strengths in Wood Residential Roofs -- Probabilistic Approach to Determining Internal Pressures Based on Wind Tunnel Measurements -- Finite Element Modeling of the Progressive Failure of a Low-Rise Building under Uniform Uplift Pressure -- Analysis of Hurricane Andrew Insurance Claim Data for Residential Buildings -- Constructing and Validating Geographically Refined HAZUS-MH4 Hurricane Wind Risk Models : A Machine Learning Approach -- Interactions among Wind Mitigation Features in Benefit/Cost Analysis -- Analysis of Wood-Framed Roof Failures under Realistic Hurricane Wind Loads -- A New Simulator to Recreate Extreme Dynamic Loads on Large-Scale Building Component and Cladding Systems -- Evaluation of Wind-Induced Structural Attenuation Based on Full-Scale Monitoring -- Comparison of Field and Full-Scale Laboratory Peak Pressures at the IBHS Research Center -- Parapet Effects on Full-Scale Wind-Induced Roof Pressures -- Design Wind Speeds in the Caribbean -- An Overview of the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System and Data Measurements during Hurricane Irene -- A Holistic Approach to Ensuring That Hospitals Function at Maximum Efficiency Following Severe Hurricanes in the Caribbean -- NIST Advances in Computer-Aided and Computational Methods in Wind Engineering -- Probabilistic Performance Based Risk Assessment Considering the Interaction of Wind and Windborne Debris Hazards -- Extreme Wind Risk Assessment of the Miami Marlins' New Ballpark in Miami, Florida -- A Framework for Performance-Based Wind Engineering -- Performance-Based Evaluation of an Existing Building Subjected to Wind Forces
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes CD-ROM version record
Subject Building, Stormproof -- Congresses.
Buildings -- Natural disaster effects -- Congresses.
Flood damage prevention -- Congresses.
Hurricane protection -- Congresses.
Hurricane protection -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Griffis, Lawrence G.
Jones, Christopher P. (Christopher Palmer)
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Applied Technology Council.
Structural Engineering Institute.
ISBN 078447771X (e-book)
9780784477717 (e-book)