Civil MDC

Wind Loading of Structures by JD Holmes

Features Discusses potential global warming effects on extreme events Describes various types of extreme winds, including tornados and tornado-generated damage Presents a rational approach to gust durations for structural design Includes consideration of wind-induced fatigue damage A comprehensive coverage of internal pressures in buildings produced by wind Includes details of the equivalent static wind load approach to tall structures with dynamic response Gives a detailed coverage of the cross-wind response of tall slender structures Provides general discussion of format and contents of wind codes and standards, including ASCE 7, Eurocode 1 and AS/NZS 1170.2 Provides information on extreme wind speeds and design values for 84 countries and territories, that is not available anywhere else

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