Hurricane Ike wind investigation report

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TypeBook Chapter
Book titleRoofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI)
Pages1342; # of pages: 342
SubjectHurricane, Ike wind investigation report; Durability and Service life
AbstractThe Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI) deployed seven teams to investigate damage caused by Hurricane Ike in the landfall regions in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas. This report covers investigations conducted between September 19 and September 21, 2008. Nearly every type of building and roof system was encountered in the investigations. Findings from these studies are included in the damage reports provided by the seven investigation teams. Best estimated wind speed data are included, as are criteria for site selection and general observations. The report contains the executive summary, results, future research, need for engineered design, value of these investigations, future investigations, code commentary, investigation protocol, meteorological information, and the team reports.
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Linkhttp://www.ricowi.com/frontEnd/reports.htm/reports.htm.pdf
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada (NRC-CNRC)
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number53258
20887
NPARC number15750155
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Record created2010-06-25
Record modified2016-05-09
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