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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5) load assumptions: wind pressure / wind suction on exterior components according to din en 19911-4 including national annexes.
'A low wind pressure originating from the Bay of Bengal via Rajasthan has entered Sindh,' chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz told The Express Tribune.
You have to hold on for dear life because everything about the situation is trying to chuck you off--the wind pressure, the bike.
Their findings confirmed erosion in the beams and the need to find a permanent solution to wind pressure on the tracery.
In both tests, more realistic results can be achieved in terms of wind pressure and response spectra during earthquake ground shaking re-enactment.
Due to the extreme wind pressure, all round-trip flights are usually operated in the morning.
In response, Tapan Misra, a senior adviser to the ISRO chairman said that the missile destroyed the satellite at about 300km in space where the wind pressure is low and the debris will be burned out in a span of six months.
The possibility, according to the protesting drivers, is that the big metal plate installed at the front portion may not withstand the wind pressure when travelling at high speed.
He said that another big reason of smog is wind pressure from India.
"Regardless, reinforcing garage doors and buying the strongest wind-rated door available are smart moves because once a garage door fails, major damage to the home and roof is often inevitable due to the wind pressure that can get into the house."
In this study, the wind pressure coefficients of proposed wind-capture devices considered for potential use with a fabric cooling tower are determined experimentally.
The lightweight shaft is literally dragged along by the heavy head at enough speed that wind pressure against the shaft and fletching will constantly push on those lightweight components back behind the arrowhead.