Wind Effects on Buildings and Design of Wind-Sensitive Structures

Suggested readings

Simiu E., Scanlan R.: “Wind effects on structures”, J. Wiley and Sons.,1996. Holmes, J.D., “Wind Loading of Structures”, Spon Press, London, New York, 2001. Sockel, H. (Ed) “Wind-excited vibrations of structures”, Springer Verlag, Wien, New York, 1994. Ferziger, J.H. and Peric, M., “Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics”, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 3rd edition, 2002. EUROCODE: EN 1991–1-4 and/or ENV 1991–2-4: “Wind Loading”. Murakami, S., “Overview of turbulence models applied in CWE-1997”, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 74–76 (1998), pp. 1–24. Davenport, A.G.: “The application of statistical concepts to the wind loading of structures”, Proc. of the Inst. of Civil Eng., Paper-No. 6480, Vol. 19, 1961.

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