Improving Hurricane Survivability of Heritage Structures

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Worldwide, hurricanes or tropical cyclones cause immense damage and loss of life, yet we do not have a clear set of guidelines for improving the survivability of heritage structures. This paper synthesizes lessons learned in practice regarding appropriate assessment with discussion of vulnerability indicators, wind and storm surge forces and retrofit approaches

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 133-134)

Edited by:

Xianglin Gu and Xiaobin Song

Pages:

867-872

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.133-134.867

Citation:

P. S. Sparks "Improving Hurricane Survivability of Heritage Structures", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 133-134, pp. 867-872, 2010

Online since:

October 2010

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