Dynamics of internal pressures during tornado events

Benjamin Levitz, Chris Letchford, Darryl James

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Abstract

In this study, internal pressures for a structure with varying opening sizes, and internal volumes were generated using a numerical model, for two different types of tornado sizes and translation speeds.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013, ACWE 2013
Subtitle of host publicationWind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation
Pages1326-1336
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2013
Event12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation, ACWE 2013 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: Jun 16 2013Jun 20 2013

Publication series

Name12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013, ACWE 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation
Volume3

Conference

Conference12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation, ACWE 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA
Period06/16/1306/20/13

Keywords

  • Dominant openings
  • Internal pressures
  • Tornadoes

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    Levitz, B., Letchford, C., & James, D. (2013). Dynamics of internal pressures during tornado events. In 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013, ACWE 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation (pp. 1326-1336). (12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering 2013, ACWE 2013: Wind Effects on Structures, Communities, and Energy Generation; Vol. 3).