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Wind pressure coefficients on low-rise structures and Codification

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Letchford, CW and Holmes, J and Hoxey, R and Robertson, A, Wind pressure coefficients on low-rise structures and Codification, Wind and Structures, 8, (4) pp. 283-294. ISSN 1226-6116 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.12989/was.2005.8.4.283

Abstract

This paper describes the work of the Working Group on wind pressure coefficients on low-rise structures, one of the groups set up by the International Association of Wind Engineering in 1999. General aspects of wind loading on low-rise structures are summarized. The definition, derivation and codification of loading coefficients is described. Comparisons of pressure coefficients on low rise structures are made between a selection of wind loading standards. Recommendations for consistency and for the harmonization of these coefficients are given.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Interdisciplinary Engineering
Research Field:Turbulent Flows
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction Planning
Objective Field:Civil Construction Planning
Author:Letchford, CW (Professor Chris Letchford)
ID Code:47440
Year Published:2005
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2007-09-15
Last Modified:2007-09-15
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