Advanced Structural Wind Engineering, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 4431543376
  • ISBN-13: 9784431543374
  • DDC: 624.175
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 410 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book serves as a textbook for advanced courses as it introduces state-of-the-art information and the latest research results on diverse problems in the structural wind engineering field. The topics include wind climates, design wind speed estimation, bluff body aerodynamics and applications, wind-induced building responses, wind, gust factor approach, wind loads on components and cladding, debris impacts, wind loading codes and standards, computational tools and computational fluid dynamics techniques, habitability to building vibrations, damping in buildings, and suppression of wind-induced vibrations. Graduate students and expert engineers will find the book especially interesting and relevant to their research and work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Strong Winds and Their Characteristics.
2: Estimation of the Design Wind Speed.
3: Bluff Body Aerodynamics.
4: Long-Span Bridge Aerodynamics.
5: Wind-Induced Vibrations of Structures: With Special Reference to Tall Building Aerodynamics.
6: The Gust Factor Approach to Evaluate the Along-Wind Response of Structures to Wind Excitation.
7: Wind Loads on Building Components and Cladding.
8: Windborne Debris in Horizontal Winds and Applications to Impact Testing.
9: Understanding Wind Codes and Standards: Fundamentals Behind Their Provisions.
10: Numerical Simulation of Wind Effects.
11: CFD Applications in Structural Wind Engineering.
12: Human Perception and Tolerance of Wind-Induced Building Motion.
13: Damping in Buildings and Estimation Techniques.
14: Control of the Wind Induced Response of Structures.