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Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering

Front. Struct. Civ. Eng.    2009, Vol. 3 Issue (3) : 241-248     https://doi.org/10.1007/s11709-009-0036-z
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Distribution of background equivalent static wind load on high-rise buildings
Jianguo ZHANG , Ming GU ,
State Key Laboratory for Disaster Reduction in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China;
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Abstract In this paper, the along-wind and cross-wind fluctuating load distributions along the height of high-rise buildings and their correlations are obtained through simultaneous pressure measurements in a wind tunnel. Some typical methods proposed in some relative literatures, i.e., load-response correlation (LRC), and quasi-mean load (QML) and gust load envelope (GLE) methods, are verified in terms of their accuracy in describing the background equivalent static wind load distribution on high-rise buildings. Based on the results, formulae of the distribution of background equivalent static load on high-rise buildings with typical shapes are put forward. It is shown that these formulae are of high accuracy and practical use.
Keywords high-rise buildings      along-wind      cross-wind      background equivalent static wind load      close formulae      
Issue Date: 05 September 2009
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Jianguo ZHANG,Ming GU. Distribution of background equivalent static wind load on high-rise buildings[J]. Front. Struct. Civ. Eng., 2009, 3(3): 241-248.
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