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Systematic and Integrated Approach toTropical Cyclone Track Forecasting in the North Atlantic
(Calhoun: Institutional Archive of the Naval Postgraduate School, 1995-12)
A Systematic Approach for tropical cyclone track forecasting was introduced in 1994 by Carr and Elsberry to help forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Guam. The author was trained in the Systematic Approach ...
Insurance Loss Analysis of Single Family Dwellings Damaged in Hurricane Andrew
(Clemson University, 1995-05)
In recent years hurricanes have caused billions of dollars of damage to houses, putting the insurance industry under severe strain. In order to set appropriate premium rates in future and to guide damage mitigation ...
Wind Effects on Metal Edge Flashings
This thesis presents the full-scale measurements of wind pressures on four different metal edge flashing profiles installed on the Texas Tech University Wind Engineering Research Field Laboratory (WERFL) test building ...
Wind-induced Vibrations of Cantilevered Traffic Signal Structures
Under certain conditions of wind speed and wind direction, some cantilevered traffic signal structures undergo large amplitude vibrations in wind speeds of 10 to 20 mph. These vibrations are steady 'up and down' motions ...
Methodologies for Estimating Emission Rates of Hazardous Gases from Single-Point Sources
In the present study, a monitoring facility for hazardous gases was set up at Texas Tech University's Wind Engineering Research Field Site. The major objective of this study was to use the downwind experimental data ...