Ground-level winds around tall buildings

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 174
Physical description7 p.
Subjectwind; high rise buildings; mechanical properties; thermal properties; Air flow/Wind pressure
AbstractThis Digest reviews the effect of wind on people and discusses wind speed changes induced by buildings. Mechanical effects that make it difficult to walk and the thermal effects of wind are considered.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Research in Construction
NoteAussi disponible en français : Les vents au sol aux abords des bâtiments élevés
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number629
NPARC number20331184
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Record identifier8ecc4b1f-12aa-4f47-8056-976c2bb494aa
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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