Module Overview

In this module, you will learn how wind climate influences the design of our infrastructure from an structural engineer's perspective. 

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how wind loads are induced on structures.
  • Understand the importance to consider wind loads for the design of structures.
  • Identify different tools we use to study aerodynamic effects of wind on structures.
  • Follow the Alan G. Davenport Wind Loading Chain and describe how wind climate affects wind loads on structures.
  • Define different design criteria for tall buildings. 

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Type: Modules
Title Author Description
Climate Change and Wind Loading | v2_Climate Change and Wind Loading Prof. Oya Mercan

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