civl6053 - Postgraduate Curriculum _ Course Title: Wind...

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Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Wind engineering Course Code: CIVL6053 Lecturer(s): Dr. K.M. Lam / Dr. A.P. To Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 32.5 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To provide physical knowledge of the effects of wind on buildings and structures, and on atmospheric dispersion; with an aim to understand the reasoning behind wind loading codes, dynamic behaviours of buildings and wind tunnel tests. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Statistical description of wind, parent and extreme wind data, wind profiles, wind effects on buildings and structures, wind pressures, quasi-steady approach, wind-induced vibration, dampers, codification of dynamic effects, wind effects on building ventilation, pedestrian-level wind environment, wind effects on pollutant dispersion, wind tunnel techniques. Course Contents
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2012 for the course CIVIL 6049 taught by Professor Can'tremember during the Spring '12 term at HKU.

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