Wind Effects on Buildings and Design of Wind-Sensitive Structures

Invited Lecturers

Charalampos C. Baniotopoulos (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece)
Claudio Borri (Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy)

4 lectures on:
Bridge aerodynamics and aeroelastic phenomena: buffeting, torsional divergence, vortex shedding, flutter. Self excited forces, T.D. response of large flexible structures. Application examples to bridges and stadia (Messina multi-box girder, Rio Higuamo Bridge, Olympic Stadium, Rome, “Karaiskaki” Stadium, Piraeus).

Joerg Franke (Universitaet Siegen, Siegen, Germany)

6 lectures on:
Computational wind engineering: basic equations, turbulence models, numerical solution methods, validation methodology, application examples.

Joerg Franke (Universitaet Siegen, Siegen, Germany)
Chris Geurts (TNO Built Environm. & Geosc., Delft , The Netherlands)
Ruediger Hoeffer (Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany)
Giovanni Solari (Università di Genova, Genova, Italy)
Ted Stathopoulos (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)

See also