ESDU Wind Engineering Series

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  • Section 1: Organisational Documents
    • ESDU 02011
      Wind Engineering Series organisation: preface, volumes, location schedule, amendment record.
    • ESDU CFA
      Conversion factors.
  • Section 2: Wind Speeds and Turbulence - Mean Hourly and Gust Speeds, Extreme Speeds, Turbulence Characteristics
    • ESDU 82026
      Strong winds in the atmospheric boundary layer. Part 1: hourly-mean wind speeds.
    • ESDU 83045
      Strong winds in the atmospheric boundary layer. Part 2: discrete gust speeds.
    • ESDU 74030
      Characteristics of atmospheric turbulence near the ground. Part I: definitions and general information.
    • ESDU 85020
      Characteristics of atmospheric turbulence near the ground. Part II: single point data for strong winds (neutral atmosphere).
    • ESDU 86010
      Characteristics of atmospheric turbulence near the ground. Part III: variations in space and time for strong winds (neutral atmosphere).
    • ESDU 87034
      World-wide extreme wind speeds. Part 1: origins and methods of analysis.
    • ESDU 88037
      World-wide extreme wind speeds. Part 2: examples using various methods of analysis.
    • ESDU 88038
      Estimation of hours per year when mean wind speed exceeds specified thresholds.
  • Section 3: Wind Speeds and Turbulence - Effect of Terrain Roughness and Local Topography
    • ESDU 84011
      Wind speed profiles over terrain with roughness changes.
    • ESDU 84030
      Longitudinal turbulence intensities over terrain with roughness changes.
    • ESDU 86035
      Integral length scales of turbulence over flat terrain with roughness changes.
    • ESDU 91043
      Mean wind speeds over hills and other topography.
    • ESDU 01008
      Computer program for wind speeds and turbulence properties: flat or hilly sites in terrain with roughness changes.
    • ESDU 97031
      Estimation of shelter provided by solid and porous fences.
  • Section 4: Mean Loads on Structures - Single Circular and Multi-Sided Cylinders, Cylinder Groups
    • ESDU 71012
      Fluid forces on non-streamline bodies - background notes and description of the flow phenomena.
    • ESDU 80025
      Mean forces, pressures and flow field velocities for circular cylindrical structures: single cylinder with two-dimensional flow.
    • ESDU 81017
      Mean forces, pressures, and moments for circular cylindrical structures: finite-length cylinders in uniform and shear flow.
    • ESDU 79026
      Mean fluid forces and moments on cylindrical structures: polygonal sections with rounded corners including elliptical shapes.
    • ESDU 84015
      Cylinder groups: mean forces on pairs of long circular cylinders.
  • Section 5: Mean Loads on Structures - Rectangular-Section Cylinders, Paraboloidal Antennas, Wind-Tunnel Blockage
    • ESDU 71016
      Fluid forces, pressures and moments on rectangular blocks.
    • ESDU 80003
      Mean fluid forces and moments on rectangular prisms: surface-mounted structures in turbulent shear flow.
    • ESDU 80024
      Blockage corrections for bluff bodies in confined flows.
    • ESDU 82031
      Paraboloidal antennas: wind loading. Part 1: mean forces and moments.
    • ESDU 83020
      Paraboloidal antennas: wind loading. Part 2: surface pressure distribution.
    • ESDU 89050
      Boundary walls, fences and hoardings: mean and peak wind loads and overturning moments.
  • Section 6: Mean Loads on Structures - Lattice Frames and Towers, Beams of Various Sections
    • ESDU 81027
      Lattice structures. Part 1: mean fluid forces on single and multiple plane frames.
    • ESDU 81028
      Lattice structures. Part 2: mean fluid forces on tower-like space frames.
    • ESDU 82007
      Structural members: mean fluid forces on members of various cross sections.
  • Section 7: Dynamic Response - Background, Turbulence Buffeting
    • ESDU 77032
      Fluctuating loads and dynamic response of bodies and structures in fluid flows - background information.
    • ESDU 87035
      Calculation methods for along-wind loading. Part 2. Response of line-like structures to atmospheric turbulence.
    • ESDU 88019
      Calculation methods for along-wind loading. Part 3. Response of buildings and plate-like structures to atmospheric turbulence.
    • ESDU 92036
      Response of structures to atmospheric turbulence. Computer programs A9236 and B9236.
  • Section 8: Dynamic Response - Across-Wind Buffeting, Vortex Shedding (Non-Circular Sections), Galloping
    • ESDU 89049
      Response of structures to atmospheric turbulence. Response to across-wind turbulence components.
    • ESDU 90036
      Structures of non-circular cross section: dynamic response due to vortex shedding.
    • ESDU 91010
      Response of structures to galloping excitation. Background and approximate estimation.
    • ESDU 93013
      'Lift-curve slope' for structural response calculations.
  • Section 9: Dynamic Response - Vortex Shedding and Turbulence (Single Circular Section), Cylinder Groups
    • ESDU 79025
      Fluctuating response of circular cylinders in small groups in fluid flow - discussion and guide to data available.
    • ESDU 96030
      Response of structures to vortex shedding. Structures of circular or polygonal cross section.
    • ESDU 96031
      Computer programs for response of structures to vortex shedding. Structures of circular or polygonal cross section. Part 1. Microsoft Excel module.
  • Section 10: Natural Vibration Parameters of Structures - Core, Shear, Frame Buildings, Towers, 2D Frameworks
    • ESDU 79005
      Undamped natural vibration of shear buildings.
    • ESDU 81036
      Undamped natural vibration of core buildings.
    • ESDU 82019
      Undamped natural vibration of sway frame buildings and frame structures.
    • ESDU 83009
      Damping of structures. Part 1: tall buildings.
    • ESDU 91001
      Structural parameters used in response calculations. Estimation of numerical values.