Hurricane Ike wind investigation report

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TypeBook Chapter
Series 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 toinvestigate damage caused by Hurricane Ike in the landfall regions in Houston, Texas, and thesurrounding areas. This report covers investigations conducted between September 19 and September21, 2008.Nearly every type of building and roof system was encountered in the investigations. Findings fromthese studies are included in the damage reports provided by the seven investigation teams. Bestestimated 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, valueof 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
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number53258
20887
NPARC number20330973
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Record identifierb89b0103-f6dd-4e06-ab19-096a73312877
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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