Mean wind loading at the leading ends of free standing walls

Letchford, C. W. and Robertson, A. P. (1999) Mean wind loading at the leading ends of free standing walls. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 79 102: 123-134. doi:10.1016/S0167-6105(97)00292-4

Author Letchford, C. W.
Robertson, A. P.
Title Mean wind loading at the leading ends of free standing walls
Journal name Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0167-6105
Publication date 1999-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0167-6105(97)00292-4
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 79
Issue 102
Start page 123
End page 134
Total pages 12
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Subject C1
290899 Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified
Abstract Full-scale mean wind loads on panels within free standing walls are compared with previous and new wind tunnel model studies. The high loads adjacent to free ends are evident in all studies. Various methods to reduce this end-panel loading were tried in the wind tunnel to examine their effectiveness. It was observed that short return walls and wall porosity did not significantly reduce the loading as previously suggested. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Keyword Engineering, Civil
Wind Loading
Model Scale Full Scale Comparisons
Freestanding Walls
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Civil Engineering Publications
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