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Title: Buildings and tropical windstorms

Ref Code: IP23/81

Abstract1: Every year severe tropical windstorms occur causing extensive damage and disruption of communities. Examples are given of damage to different types of buildings, and the nature of the windflow around them is discussed. Advice is given on the assessment of wind loads, and on the design and construction of buildings to resist windstorms.



Year Published: 1981



Pages: 4


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