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Wind and the Built Environment

U.S. Needs in Wind Engineering and Hazard Mitigation

by Panel on the Assessment of Wind Engineering Issues in the United States

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engines & power transmission,
  • Civil,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Atmospheric Disturbances,
  • Wind Energy Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • United States,
  • Wind pressure,
  • Wind-resistant design,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10357143M
    ISBN 100309044499
    ISBN 109780309044493

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