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Wind and Structures
  Volume 8, Number 5, September 2005, pages 357-372
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/was.2005.8.5.357
 


Wind effects on a large cantilevered flat roof: loading characteristics and strategy of reduction
J. Y. Fu, Q. S. Li and Z. N. Xie

 
Abstract
    Mean and extreme pressure distributions on a large cantilevered flat roof model are measured in a boundary layer wind tunnel. The largest peak suction values are observed from pressure taps beneath conical
 
Key Words
    flat roof; wind load; wind tunnel test
 
Address
J. Y. Fu1,2 and Q. S. Li1; 1Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kongrn2Department of Civil Engineering, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, ChinarnZ. N. Xie; Department of Civil Engineering, Shantou University, Shantou 515063, China
 

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