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Wind Engineering: A Handbook for Structural Engineers by Henry Liu - University of Missouri—Columbia

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Index

Acceleration of buildings and structures:

peak, 132

rms (root-mean-square), 132

Across-wind response of structures, 136–40

Australian Standard method, 137

Canadian method, 138–40

Aerodynamic instability, 110

Aeroelastic instability, 110

Aeroelasticity, 110

Aircraft damage by wind, 22

Along-wind response of structures (See Dynamic response of buildings and structures)

Ambient pressure, 70

Ambient tube, 70

Amplification factor, 57

Amplification of wind:

by buildings, 62–65

by topography, 55–62

Angle of attack, 101–2

Annual mean (long-term average) wind speed, 47

Annual series, 32

ANSI Standard on wind load, 174–79

Arcade effect on wind, 64–65

Architectural features, effect on wind, 83

ASCE Standard on wind load, 175–79

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