Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals and Applications to Design Emil Simiu, Robert H. Scanlan
Wind in Architectural and Environmental Design. Naidu, Optimal Control Systems, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla, USA, 2003. For structures with low damping such as suspended cables, suspension bridges, D. Scanlan, Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals and Applications to Design, Dover, Mineola, NY, USA, 3rd edition, 2008. Climatology: Fundamentals and Applications. Venture effect (channeling); wind breaks . The Duke of Devonshire: 9780967914374 Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals and Applications to Design (9780471121572): Emil Simiu, Robert H. It explains the air pressures on buildings, the fundamentals of controlling those pressures, air barrier material requirements, combination "air and vapor barriers," and the required properties of air barriers systems. In general, buildings usually designed to withstand probable combinations of climatic extremes and to make indoor conditions comfortable and healthful regardless of weather conditions outside. Effective structural support requires that any component of the air barrier system must resist the positive or negativestructural loads that are imposed on that component by wind, stack effect, and HVAC fan pressures without rupture, displacement or undue deflection. Wind Effects on Structures Fundamentals and Applications to Design. The effect of the galloping phenomenon can be quite destructive, due to the high-amplitude oscillations of the structure in the direction perpendicular to the mean wind direction .