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Author Jubileum Conference on Wind Effects on Buildings and Structures (1998 : Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Title Wind effects on buildings and structures : proceedings of The Jubileum Conference on Wind effects on buildings and structures, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 25-29 May, 1998 / edited by Jorge D. Riera, Alan G. Davenport
Published Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema, 1998


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Description 353 pages : illustrations, portrait, maps ; 26 cm
Contents What makes a structure wind sensitive? / A. G. Davenport -- Load definition for wind design and reliability assessments: Extreme wind climate / J. D. Riera and M. M. Rocha -- Fundamental aspects of turbulent boundary-layer flow over bluff bodies / A. R. Janeiro Borges -- Vortex shedding from bluff bodies / G. Buresti -- Wind effects on low buildings / P. Krishna -- Wind tunnel design and applications / J. P. Gorecki -- Wind loads on isolated and adjacent industrial pavillion curved roofs / J. Blessmann -- Wind effects on offshore structures / A. Kareem -- Wind load modelling in the analysis of very high cooling towers / H.-J. Niemann -- Vortex excitation of steel chimneys / H. van Koten -- The practical design of tall buildings for wind loads / L. E. Robertson and S.-T. See -- Aerodynamic interference effects between buildings and structures / H. P. Ruscheweyh -- Design of glass and glazing for wind pressure and rain / W. A. Dalgliesh -- Analytical models in bridge design and retrofit for wind effects / R. H. Scanlan -- Wind loads and design criteria for chimneys / B. J. Vickery -- Control of wind-induced vibrations of structures / M. Ito -- Wind load standards / K. C. Mehta -- Reliability assessment of structures exposed to wind / M. Pirner -- Wind damage mitigation - Wind engineering challenges / J. E. Cermak
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Bridges -- Aerodynamics.
Buildings -- Aerodynamics.
Motor vehicles -- Aerodynamics.
Wind tunnels.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Davenport, Alan G.
Riera, Jorge D.
ISBN 9054109599