SP-240: Performance-Based Design of Concrete Building for Wind Loads

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Editor: Joseph M. Bracci


This CD contains six papers that were presented at the technical session on Performance-Based Design for Wind Loads, held San Francisco, CA, in Fall 2004. Topics include an overview of performance-based design, the nature of wind loading and wind tunnel testing, structural modeling assumptions, components of lateral deformations in buildings, and the types of concrete structural systems for wind loading.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2006

ISBN: 9780870312199

Categories: Design

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents


SP-240—1: Performance-Based Design of RC Buildings for Wind Loads—Overview and Issues

by J.M. Bracci

SP-240—2: The Nature of Wind Loads and Dynamic Response

by D. Boggs and J. Dragovich

SP-240—3: Structural Systems for Concrete Buildings

by M.C. Mota and B.S. Taranath

SP-240—4: Modeling Assumptions for Lateral Analysis

by J.F. Horvilleur, V.B. Patel, and K.A. Young

SP-240—5: Components of Lateral Deflection in Sway Frames

by J.F. Horvilleur, V.B. Patel, and K.A. Young

SP-240—6: Wind Tunnel Methods

by D. Boggs and A. Lepage


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