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Wind and Structures
  Volume 8, Number 4, July 2005 , pages 235-250

Wind structure and codification
J. D. Holmes,C. J. Baker,E. C. English and E. C. C. Choi

    The paper describes the work of the Working Group on Wind Structure, one of the International Codification Working Groups set up by the International Association of Wind Engineering in 1999. The topics of terrain and exposure, shielding and shelter, topographic effects, tropical cyclone and hurricane wind structure, and thunderstorm wind structure, are described with emphasis on their codification in wind loading codes and standards. Recommendations from the working group are given.
Key Words
    codes; hurricane; shielding; terrain; thunderstorm; topography; turbulence; wind speeds.
J. D. Holmes; JDH Consulting, Mentone, Victoria, AustraliarnC. J. Baker; Department of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, U.K.rnE. C. English; LSU Hurricane Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.rnE. C. C. Choi; School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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