Wind pressure measurements on the Post Office Building, Confederation Heights, Ottawa

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20338040
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-342
Physical description62 p.
SubjectAir flow/Wind pressure
AbstractPermission was readily obtained from the Department of Public Works and the Post Office Department to take some wind pressure measurements on the Sir Alexander Campbell (or Post Office) Building at Confederation Heights in Ottawa. The first installation of equipment was made in September 1962. Shortly after that, the first good wind storm was experienced. During the following year, six storms occurred that had wind speeds considered worth recording. The results of this work, the lessons learned, and some ideas concerning future work are discussed in this first progress report.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7519
NPARC number20338040
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Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2017-06-29
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