Advances in hurricane engineering : learning from our past by Christopher P. Jones, editor, Lawrence G. Griffis PDF

By Christopher P. Jones, editor, Lawrence G. Griffis

ISBN-10: 0784412626

ISBN-13: 9780784412626

ISBN-10: 078447771X

ISBN-13: 9780784477717

This assortment includes 106 papers awarded on the ATC & SEI convention on Advances in storm Engineering, held in Miami, Florida, October 24-26, 2012. whilst storm Andrew wreaked havoc on South Florida and Louisiana two decades in the past, the engineering group realized greatly approximately how robust storms have an effect on the outfitted surroundings. those papers exhibit the applying of classes realized to lessen losses from next hurricanes and to make groups extra resilient to traditional risks. subject matters comprise: building codes; development envelope; construction envelope and massive buildings; construction roofs; flooding; infrastructure; huge buildings; meteorology; possibility modeling; and wind loading. Structural engineers, architects, construction code officers, and possibility managers will achieve vital insights into the prevention and mitigation of wear from hurricanes and different strong storms

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The 90-second scale and location parameters are adjusted to an n-second reference period using (Cook 1985): ⎛ n ⎞ un −sec = u90−sec + ln ⎜ ⎟ α 90−sec ⎝ 90 ⎠ (2) α n-sec = α90-sec (3) n is 900 for a 15-minute mean extreme and 3600 for an hourly mean extreme. 5772 (4) α n −sec Flow Characteristics Flow characteristics for the 470 15-minute duration records used in this study are provided in Table 1. As a general statement, the flow at the WISE field site exhibits “Open” terrain characteristics (Davenport, Grimmond et al.

For the full scale data, the hourly C% is at its maximum over the angle of attack increment of 290° ± 5°. 17. 17 is given in Figure 8. 1. 1 0 45 90 135 180 225 Angle of Attack, deg. 270 Figure 8 e/B ratio computed using pseudo steady coefficients. 5 are computed from full scale data obtained in the and then compared with values from Letchford (2001), Warnitchai et al (2009). Gust factors computed from individual wind speed time histories show significant scatter when considered as a function of turbulence intensity.

Improving the Flood Performance of New Buildings. Construction Industry Research and Information Association. pdf. Accessed March 21, 2012. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). (2008). Flood Damage-Resistant Materials Requirements. National Flood Insurance Program Technical Bulletin 2. id=1580. Accessed March 21, 2012). FEMA. (2011a). Draft Standard Practice for Determining the Flood Damage Resistance Rating of Materials and Assemblies. 46 ATC & SEI 2012 © ASCE and ATC 2013 FEMA. (2011b).

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