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Wind Effects on Buildings and Design of Wind-Sensitive Structures

  • Ted Stathopoulos
  • Charalambos C. Baniotopoulos

Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 493)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Chris Geurts, Carine van Bentum
    Pages 31-65
  3. R. Höffer, Mozes Galffy, H. -J. Niemann
    Pages 105-136
  4. Claudio Borri, Carlotta Costa
    Pages 167-200
  5. Charalampos C. Baniotopoulos
    Pages 201-227

About this book

Introduction

The articles in this book, written by seven internationally known experts, present the fundamentals and practical applications of comtemporary wind engineering dealing with wind-building interaction complex problems from the perspective of a structural designer. Both experimental and computational approaches and their relative merits are presented and analyzed. The book presents state-of-the-art material in a rapidly progressing area that cannot be found in any other of the limited number of books in this area.

Junior architects and engineers will learn the treatment of wind engineering , an area not traditionally taught at underground university programs. Junior structural designers will be informed about the progress made on experimental and computational wind engineering design of complex structures.

Keywords

Eurocode Fundament architects dynamics structural design structure wind effects wind effects on building wind-sensitive structures

Editors and affiliations

  • Ted Stathopoulos
    • 1
  • Charalambos C. Baniotopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Concordia UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Aristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-211-73076-8
  • Copyright Information CISM,Udine 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-73075-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-211-73076-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0254-1971
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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