Codification of internal pressures for building design

Holmes, J.D., and Ginger, J.D. (2009) Codification of internal pressures for building design. In: Proceedings of Seventh Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, pp. 1-8. From: Seventh Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, 8-12 November 2009, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Abstract

Internal pressures in buildings are dependent on the type, position and sizes of openings in the envelope, volume of the building and the approach wind speed. In the case of a building with a dominant opening, Helmholtz resonance could also have a significant influence on the internal pressure fluctuations. This paper reviews the governing equation for fluctuating internal pressure based on the Helmholtz resonator model and previous proposals for codification of peak internal pressures, and presents a new simpler form based on recent experimental data.

Item ID: 11283
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: building; codes; internal pressure; standards; wind loads
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Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 23:41
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090506 Structural Engineering @ 80%
09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090599 Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified @ 20%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870202 Commercial Construction Design @ 50%
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870203 Industrial Construction Design @ 50%
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