Contents

  • 1

    Characteristics of Wind

    • Welcome

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    • Introduction

    • Causes Of Wind

    • Dynamic Loads

    • Velocity And Turbulence

    • Wind Load

    • Wind Vs Earthquakes

    • Knowledge Checks for 'Characteristics of Wind'

  • 2

    Wind Forces on Structures and the Wind Loading Chain

    • Learning Objectives

    • Streamlined And Bluff Bodies

    • Aerodynamics - The Importance Of Geometry

    • Wind Tunnel Testing For Civil Engineering Structures

    • Wind Flow Around Civil Engineering Structures

    • Standards And Wind Loading Chain

    • Knowledge Checks for 'Wind Forces on Structures and the Wind Loading Chain'

  • 3

    Basis of Design and Analysis to Eurocode (IS EN 1991-1-4)

    • Learning Objectives

    • Eurocode - General Information

    • Eurocode - Classification Of Wind Actions

    • Wind Sensitive Structures

    • Eurocode - National Annex

    • Eurocode - Wind Velocity And Wind Pressure

    • Eurocode - Gusts

    • Eurocode - Pressure Coefficients

    • Eurocode - Wind Force

    • Eurocode - Structural Factor

    • Eurocode - Force Coefficients

    • Eurocode - Calculation Procedures And Wind Loading Chain

    • Knowledge Checks for 'Basis of Design and Analysis to Eurocode (IS EN 1991-1-4)'

  • 4

    Worked Eurocode Example

    • Learning Objectives

    • Worked Example - Problem Definition

    • Peak Velocity Pressure Calculation

    • Peak Velocity Pressure Alternative Calculation

    • Pressure Coefficients

    • End Bay Wind Load Calculation

    • Internal Bay Wind Load Calculation

    • Note On Structural Factor And Wind Loading Chain

    • Knowledge Check for 'Worked Example'

  • 5

    Structural Dynamics and Instabilities in Wind Engineering

    • Learning Objectives

    • Dynamic Response Of Structures To Wind

    • Difference Between Static And Dynamic Loading

    • Frequency Domain Approach For Dynamic Wind

    • Wind Spectrum

    • Eurocode Approach For Dynamics - Structural Factor

    • Calculation Of Structural Factor

    • Instabilities - Vortex Shedding

    • Instabilities - Scruton Number

    • Instabilities - Galloping

    • Instabilities - Flutter

    • Knowledge Checks for 'Structural Dynamics and Instabilities in Wind Engineering'

  • 6

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