Team 05 Hurricane Protection

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  8/7/11 Jason Barrocas  Kevin Hernandez  Tanisha Richard Department of Mechanical Engineering  Florida International University - Miami, Florida Enhanced Hurricane Protection 
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 8/7/11 Problem The purpose of this project is to design a retractable  dome  that  could  protect  a home in the event of a hurricane The majority of damage is caused by the  storm’s intense wind Hurricane  shutters  and  impact  glas
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 8/7/11 Project Goals   Reduce rebuilding costs Protect human life   Current advances in technology make  it plausible to offer better protection The retractable roofs of stadiums offer 
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 8/7/11 Design Concepts  A dome structure offers the best  resistance to lift and  drag forces            Design Criteria: Ribbed Structure of Protective  Dome  Seven arched trusses  Mesh material covering the frame
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course EML 4905 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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