Paper Introducing NatHaz Aerodynamic Loads Database
Zhou Y., Kijewski, T. and Kareem, A. (2003). "Aerodynamic Loads on Tall Buildings: An Interactive Database.", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 394-404. (PDF)
Kwon, D., Kijewski-Correa, T. and Kareem, A. (2008). "e-Analysis of High-Rise Buildings Subjected to Wind Loads.", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 134(7), 1139-1153. (PDF)
Other Relevant Publications
Boggs, D. W., and Peterka, J. A. (1989). "Aerodynamic model tests of tall buildings." J. Engrg. Mech., ASCE, 115(3), 618-635.
Choi, H., and Kanda, J. (1992). "Proposed formulae for the power spectral densities of the fluctuating lift and torque on rectangular 3-D cylinders." J. Wind Engrg. & Indust. Aerodyn., 46/47, 507-516.
Gurley, K., Kijewski, T., and Kareem, A. (2001). "Higher order correlation detection in nonlinear aerodynamic systems using wavelet transforms." Proc. of Int. Conf. on Struct. Safety and Reliability, Newport Beach, CA, June 17-22.
Haan, Jr., F. L., Kareem, A., and Szewczyk, A. A. (1998). "Effects of turbulence on the pressure distribution around a rectangular prism." J. Wind Engrg. & Indust. Aerodyn., 77/78, 381-392.
Kareem, A. (1982), "Acrosswind Response of Buildings," J. of Struct. Eng., ASCE, 108(4), 869-887.
Kareem, A. (1984), "Model for Prediction of the Acrosswind Response of Buildings," Eng. Struct., 6(2) 136-141.
Kareem, A. (1985), "Lateral-Torsional Motion of Tall Buildings to Wind Loads," J. of Struct. Eng., ASCE, 111(11) 2479-2496.
Kareem, A. (1987), "Wind Effects on Structures: A Probabilistic Viewpoint," Probabilistic Eng. Mech., 2(4) 166-200.
Kareem, A. (1988). "Measurements and analysis of pressure fluctuations on prismatic structures in turbulent boundary layer flows." J. Wind Engrg. & Indust. Aerodyn.,137, 229-235.
Kareem, A. (1989), "Mapping and Synthesis of Random Pressure Fields," J. of Eng. Mech., ASCE, 115(10).
Kareem, A. (1990), "Measurements of Pressure and Force Fields on Building Models in Simulated Atmospheric Flows," J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aero., 36, 589-599.
Kareem, A. (1992), "Dynamic Response of High-Rise Buildings to Stochastic Wind Loads," J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aero. 41-44 1101-1112.
Kareem, A. (1997). "Correlation structure of random pressure fields," J. Wind Engrg. & Indust. Aerodyn., 69-71, 507-516.
Kareem, A. and Cermak, J.E. (1979), "Wind Tunnel Simulation of Wind-Structure Interactions," ISA Transactions, 18(4) 23-41.
Kareem A. and Cermak J.E. (1984), "Pressure fluctuations on a square building model in boundary-layer flows", J. Wind Engrg. and Indust. Aerodyn., 16, 17-41.
Kareem, A., and Chang, C. M. (1984). "Acrosswind response of towers and stacks of circular cross-section." Report No. UHCE 84-5, Dept. of Civ. Engrg., University of Houston, Houston.
Kijewski T. and Kareem A. (1998), "Dynamic wind effects: a comparative study of provisions in codes and standards with wind tunnel data", Wind and Structures, 1(1), 77-109. (PDF Format)
Marukawa H., Ohkuma T. and Momomura Y. (1992), "Across-wind and torsional acceleration of prismatic high rise buildings", J. Wind Engrg. and Indust. Aerodyn., 41-44, 1139-1150.
Reinhold, T.A., and Kareem, A. (1986), "Wind Loads and Building Response Predictions Using Force Balance Techniques," Proc. of the 3rd ASCE Eng. Mech. Conf. - Dynamics of Structures, UCLA.
Simiu, E. and Scanlan, R. (1996). Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals and Applications to Design, 3rd Ed., Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
Solari, G. (1982), "Alongwind Response Estimations. Closed Form Solution," J. of Struct. Div., ASCE, 108(1) 225-244.
Tschanz, T., and Davenport, A. G. (1983). "The base balance technique for the determination of dynamic wind loads." J. Wind Engrg. & Indust. Aerodyn.,13, 429-439.
Zhou Y., and Kareem A. (2001). "Gust loading factor: a new model", Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE link to this paper), ASCE, 127(2), 168-175.
Zhou Y., Kareem A., Gu M. (1999), "Gust loading factors for design applications", Proc. of 10th ICWE, Copenhagen, Denmark, 169-176. (PDF Format)
Zhou Y., Kareem A. and M. Gu (2002). "Mode shape corrections for wind load effects", J. Engrg. Mech., ASCE, 128(1), 15-23.
Publications on Treatment of Wind Loads in Codes and Standards
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (2000). ASCE 7-98 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures. Reston, VA.
Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) (1996). Recommendations for Loads on Buildings. Tokyo.
Australian Standard (AS) (1989). SAA Loading Code, Part 2- Wind Forces, AS1170.2-89. Sydney.
British Standard (1995), Loadings for Buildings - Part 2: Code of Practice for Wind Loads, Building and Civil Engineering Sector Board, United Kingdom.
China National Standard (1987), GBJ9 Load Code for Building Structures, China.
National Research Council of Canada (NRCC) (1996). User's Guide-NBCC1995 Structural Commentaries (Part 4).
ESDU (1989), "Calculation Methods for Along-Wind Loading. Part 3: Response of Buildings and Plate-Like Structures to Atmospheric Turbulence," Item No. 88019, with amendments A&B, ESDU International, London, March.
European Prestandard (1995), Ratified European Text, Eurocode 1: Basis of Design and actions on structures - Part 2-4: Actions on Structures - Wind Actions, European Committee for Standardization.
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