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Wind issues in the design of buildings

Author: Leighton Cochran; American Society of Civil Engineers. Committee on Structural Wind Engineering.
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wind issues in the design of buildings.
Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2012
(DLC) 2012008017
(OCoLC)784123615
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leighton Cochran; American Society of Civil Engineers. Committee on Structural Wind Engineering.
ISBN: 9780784412251 0784412251 9780784476871 078447687X
OCLC Number: 820966352
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 99 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Contributors""; ""Chapter 1 Wind Issues in the Design of Buildings""; ""The Wind and the Built Environment""; ""Flow and Pressure Fields Around Buildings""; ""Existing Building Codes""; ""Chapter 2 Extreme Winds (Storms)""; ""Wind Characteristics""; ""Hurricanes""; ""Thunderstorms""; ""Tornadoes""; ""Chapter 3 Cladding Pressures""; ""External Pressure""; ""Internal Pressures""; ""Windborne Debris""; ""Chapter 4 Structural Loads""; ""Building Response""; ""Strategies to Resist Wind""; ""“Red Flag� Issues"" ""Chapter 5 The Wind Tunnel and Physical Modeling of the Wind""""Structural Load Studies""; ""Cladding Studies""; ""Pedestrian Wind Studies""; ""Topographic Effects""; ""Snow Deposition Studies""; ""Frequently Asked Questions""; ""Glossary""; ""References and Recommended Reading""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Responsibility: prepared by Committee on Structural Wind Engineering of the Technical Council on Wind Engineering of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Leighton Cochran.

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