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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Basis of Design For Hurricane Exposure
Author(s): Albert Smith
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 903-924
Abstract:Any structure must be re arded as a whole in computing wind stresses; widen the building is unsymmetrical in any respect and is of great height, the labor of making the closest practicable approximation to the true stresses is not only justified, it is essential. Author gives a basis of design for high wind forces and presents an example computation as well as several charts to facilitate design procedure.
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