wind pressure

wind pressure

[′win ‚presh·ər]
(mechanics)
The total force exerted upon a structure by wind. Also known as velocity pressure.

wind pressure

The pressure on a surface produced by the wind blowing against it.
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BMT said that its wind engineering experts have completed aerodynamic shape optimisation studies, wind loading analyses and facade wind pressure assessments.
Wind engineering experts from BMT have completed aerodynamic shape optimisation studies, wind loading analyses, and facade wind pressure assessments for the project.
It reviews line insulation, tower strength, and how to insulate power systems and components against wind pressure and disaster, and will be a key acquisition for any involved in maintaining, building, or revamping power systems to survive global climate change.
Al-Qarawi told KUNA the current weather conditions was due to fluctuating wind pressure before the advent of the fall season.
hurricane is currently moving at three mph in a northeastern direction, carrying 85 mph wind speed and wind pressure of 986 mb.
The wheel is rotated ahead of the touchdown by the action of the wind pressure received by the protrusion in a direction in which the wheel rotates during a landing roll.
She added that the the wind pressure is usually very high on mountains and one should not only be physically strong, but mentally too.
From the derived surface wind pressure diagrams on fluid model, node load of every longitudinal cross-section of window can be obtained, with displaying both the magnitude and directions of surface wind pressure, as shown in Fig.
As a main trimmer facing inwards and protected from the bad waves (a benefit), you don't get to see the wind pressure changing or the waves coming (a disadvantage), so make sure there's always a loud voice on the rail providing you with this intel.
The action of horizontal wind pressure across a vent is expressed in Bernoulli's principle of flow dynamics, which explains how air exhaust can induce the compression and expansion of air inside the facility.
It is affected by wind pressure and stratified by stack effect due to the buoyancy of hot air surrounded by cooler air.