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Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering

Wind Science and Engineering

Origins, Developments, Fundamentals and Advancements

Authors: Solari, Giovanni

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  • Combines scientific chapters, including equations and technical drawings, with narrative chapters that highlight facts and discoveries related to the wind
  • Addresses not only wind engineers but anyone interested in the broad field of wind science
  • The most advanced reference guide to the state of the art in wind engineering
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About this book

This book provides an essential overview of wind science and engineering, taking readers on a journey through the origins, developments, fundamentals, recent advancements and latest trends in this broad field. Along the way, it addresses a diverse range of topics, including: atmospheric physics; meteorology; micrometeorology; climatology; the aerodynamics of buildings, aircraft, sailing boats, road vehicles and trains; wind energy; atmospheric pollution; soil erosion; snow drift, windbreaks and crops; bioclimatic city-planning and architecture; wind actions and effects on structures; and wind hazards, vulnerability and risk. In order to provide a comprehensive overview of wind and its manifold effects, the book combines scientific, descriptive and narrative chapters.
The book is chiefly intended for students and lecturers, for those who want to learn about the genesis and evolution of this topic, and for the multitude of scholars whose work involves the wind.

About the authors

Giovanni Solari is professor of Structural and Wind Engineering at University of Genoa, Italy, where he also served as director of the Wind Tunnel Laboratory. He was president of the International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE) from 2003 to 2007, and starting from 2020 he will be serving as president of the Italian Institute of Welding.


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 142,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18815-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 187,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-18814-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wind Science and Engineering
Book Subtitle
Origins, Developments, Fundamentals and Advancements
Authors
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18815-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18815-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-18814-6
Series ISSN
2366-259X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 944
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