Sri Sritharan Department of Civil, Construction & Evnironmental Engineering
Wilkinson Chair Professor in Engineering (515)294-5238 |


Analyze Wind Loading Data Collected During Hurricane Katrina

Principal Investigator: Sivalingam Sritharan
Team Members: Student 1
Sponsor(s): Sponsor(s) 1
Start Date: 04/24/2006
End Date: 05/31/2008
Keywords: Wind Effects On Residential Structures

Project Description:

The objective of this research is to reduce, evaluate, and analyze wind loading data collected during Hurricane Katrina and to perform finite element modeling of the structure from which the data were collected in order to better understand the behavior of structures under wind loadings and to understand the wind-structure interaction.