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Wind and Structures
  Volume 8, Number 4, July 2005 , pages 251-268
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/was.2005.8.4.251
 


Aspects of the dynamic wind-induced response of structures and codification
Yukio Tamura, Ahsan Kareem, Giovanni Solari, Kenny C. S. Kwok, John D. Holmes and William H. Melbourne

 
Abstract
    This paper describes the work of the International Association for Wind Engineering Working Group E -Dynamic Response, one of the International Codification Working Groups set up at the Tenth International Conference on Wind Engineering in Copenhagen. Comparisons of gust loading factors and wind-induced responses of major codes and standards are first reviewed, and recent new proposals on 3-D gust loading factor techniques are introduced. Then, the combined effects of along-wind, crosswind and torsional wind load components are discussed, as well as the dynamic characteristics of buildings. Finally, the mathematical forms of along-wind velocity spectra for along-wind response calculation and codification of acceleration criteria are discussed.
 
Key Words
    gust loading factor; wind load combination; wind spectra; building dynamic characteristics; acceleration criteria.
 
Address
Yukio Tamura; Tokyo Polytechnic University, Atsugi, Kanagawa, JapanrnAhsan Kareem; University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USArnGiovanni Solari; University of Genova, Via Montallegro, Genoa, ItalyrnKenny C. S. Kwok; Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong KongrnJohn D. Holmes;JDH Consulting, Mentone, Victoria, AustraliarnW. H. Melbourne; MEL Consultants, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 

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