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Analyze Wind-Loading Data Collected During Hurricane Katrina

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators:

Project status

Completed

Start date: 04/24/06
End date: 05/31/08

Publications

Tech transfer summary: Analysis of Wind-Loading Data Collected During Hurricane Katrina Mar 2007

Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): USDA Forest Service

About the research

Abstract:

The objective of this research is to reduce, evaluate, and analyze wind loading data collected during Hurricane Katrina and to perform finite element modeling of the structure from which the data were collected in order to better understand the behavior of structures under wind loadings and to understand the wind-structure interaction.