4th American Association

for Wind Engineering Workshop

PROGRAM

 

Sunday, August 14

 

3:00 – 4:30pm             Registration desk opens

(Hotel, 8th floor, Peacock Park Room)

4:30 – 5:00pm             Transfer to Wall of Wind Research Facility

Shuttle buses will pick up participants from the hotel lobby

5:30 – 8:00pm             Welcome Reception and Tour of Wall of Wind

Wall of Wind Research Facility at Florida International University

8:00 – 8:30pm             Return to Hotel

 


All workshop sessions will be in the Peacock Park Room (Hotel, 8th floor). Every presentation other than those in the plenary sessions is scheduled for 15 minutes (12 min. for presentation, 2 min. for questions and 1 min. for transition). Breakfast, breaks, lunch and dinner will be in Grove View Terrace (Hotel, 8th floor).

Affiliation of the main author is only shown in this program. Please refer to the electronic proceedings for the complete list of affiliations.

 

 


Monday, August 15

 

7:45am WELCOME REMARKS

Ioannis Zisis, 4AAWE Workshop Chairman, Florida International University

Chris Letchford, 4AAWE Workshop co-Chairman and AAWE President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

8:00am Keynote Session

Larry Griffis, WALTER P MOORE

9:00am   Session 1

                (1.1)    Performance-based assessment of low-rise steel structure employing aerodynamic databases (ID 13)

                         George Mallios *, Christopher Letchford

                         Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

                (1.2)    Application of the response spectrum technique on the CAARC building using different thunderstorm records (ID 16)

                          Ali Merhi *, Chris Letchford, Giovanni Solari, Franklin Lombardo

                          University of Genoa, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

                (1.3)    Imprecise probability based structural reliability calculation for wind induced failure to transmission lines (ID 27)

                         ZhiQiang Chen

                         Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO, USA

                (1.4)    Performance-based full-scale data assessment of a tall building using machine learning techniques (ID 28)

                          Monica Arul *, Ahsan Kareem, Dae Kun Kwon, Tracy Kijewski-Correa

NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA

                (1.5)    A Performance-based 3D topology optimization framework for dynamic wind-excited structural systems (ID 32)

                         L. Xihaier *, S.M.J. Spence, A. Kareem

                         NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Univ. of Notre Dame IN, USA

                (1.6)    Effectiveness of a smartphone-based decision support system to stimulate hurricane damage mitigation (ID 46)

                          Allan M. Gutierrez *, David B. Roueche, David O. Prevatt

                          University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

                (1.7)    A multi-fidelity model calibration approach for shape optimization of civil structures (ID 33)

                         Fei Ding *, Ahsan Kareem, Seymour MJ Spence

                         NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

10.45am BREAK

11.00am SESSION 2

                (2.1)    The treatment of insurance claim data for hurricane risk modeling via Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model (ID 14)

                         Mohammad Baradaranshoraka *, Jean-Paul Pinelli, Kurt Gurley, Steven Cocke, Dong-Wook Shin, Hsin-Yu Ha, Kevin Dexter

                         Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, USA

                (2.2)    The influence of costing uncertainty on the projection of hurricane induced losses (ID 29)

                          Nicholas Miller *, Jean-Paul Pinelli, Sneh Gulati, Kurtis Gurley

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, USA

                (2.3)    Simulating storm surge inundation for structural vulnerability estimation and prediction (ID 38)

                         Adam Hatzikyriakou *, Ning Lin

                         Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

                (2.4)    Tropical cyclone wind and precipitation flood hazard in the islands of the southwest Indian Ocean (ID 43)

                          Thomas Baheru *, Aaron Michel, Cagdas Kafali

                          AIR Worldwide Co., 388 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

                (2.5)    Building exposure study in the state of Florida and application to the Florida public hurricane loss model (ID 50)

                          Joshua Michalski, Hsin-Yu Ha, Jean-Paul Pinelli, Kurt Gurley, Sneh Gulati

                         Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, USA

                (2.6)    The effectiveness of roof-level selected secondary sealing strategies in minimizing water entry during high-wind and rain events (ID 26)

                          Timothy Johnston *, Stephen L. Quarles

                          Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SC, USA

                (2.7)    Evaluating the uncertainty of combining wind and storm surge damage in the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model (ID 15)

                         Mohammad Baradaranshoraka *, Jean-Paul Pinelli, Kurt Gurley, Sneh Gulati

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, USA

12:45pm LUNCH

2:00pm  SESSION 3

                (3.1)    Validation of an Engineering Based Tornado Damage Assessment (ETDA) model (ID 45)

                         Arpit A. Bhusar *, David B. Roueche, David O. Prevatt

                         University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

                (3.2)    Multi-platform reality capture and archive for tornado damage to structures (ID 17)

J. Arn Womble *, Richard L. Wood, Douglas A. Smith, Elizabeth I. Louden, M. Ebrahim Mohammadi

West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX, USA

                (3.3)    Damage analysis and mitigation for wood-frame structures subjected to tornado loading (ID 25)

                         Christine D. Standohar-Alfano *, John W. van de Lindt

                         Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SC, USA

                (3.4)    Characteristics of wind flow around dome structures in tornadic wind field (ID 41)

                          Yi Zhao, Guirong Yan *, Jiahao Zu

Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA

                (3.5)    Evaluating agreement between tornado damage observations and engineering analysis (ID 44)

                          David B. Roueche, David O. Prevatt, Fred L. Haan

                         University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

                (3.6)    Effects of down bursting winds on hailstone falling speed (ID 47)

                          Matt B. Phelps, P.E., R.S., Clifford B. Fedler, Ph.D., P.E., Milton Smith, Ph.D., P.E., John Schroeder, Ph.D., P.E., Mario Beruvides, Ph.D., P.E.

                          Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

                (3.7)    Analysis of downburst occurrences in Brazil (ID 53)

                         Elias Galvan de Lima *, Acir Mércio Loredo-Souza

LAC Wind Tunnel - UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

3:45pm BREAK

4:00pm SESSION 4

                (4.1)    Comparison of surface roughness assessment using GIS mapping technology to field measurements (ID 12)

                         Nicole Ellisona* and Frederick R. Rutz

                         University of Colorado Denver, Campus Box 113, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA

                (4.2)    Implications of observed non-Gaussian trends in the roughness sublayer on suburban exposure coefficient profiles (ID 49)

P.L. Fernández-Cabán * and F.J. Masters

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

                (4.3)    The influence of tornado’s size on forces on dome and regular cubic Building using CFD (ID 18)

                         Majdi Yousef *, R. Panneer Selvam

                         University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

                (4.4)    Comparisons of CFD platforms “Virtual Wind Tunnel” with “Wind Tunnel CFD” and their applications on shape optimization of long-span bridge decks (ID 31)

                          Yan Fang *, Ahsan Kareem

NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

                (4.5)    Numerical evaluation of wind effects on thin-walled structures (ID 39)

                          Kermelos Woldeyes *, Yared Shifferaw, Girma Bitsuamlak

                         Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA,, USA

                (4.6)    Effect of the fitting methods on the predicted design wind pressures for a cladding system (ID 36)

                          Si Han Li *, Matthew T.L. Browne, John Kilpatrick

                         Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc. (RWDI), Guelph, ON, Canada

5:30pm  OPEN TIME

7:00pm  CONFERENCE DINNER

 


Tuesday, August 16

 

8:30am   NSF NHERI Session

                       Wind Engineering Research Opportunities through the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (ID 51)

                         Jean-Paul Pinelli, Arindam Chowdhury, Forrest Masters, Ioannis Zisis, Kurt Gurley, Peter Irwin, Jon Sinnreich, Ellen Rathje, Clint Dawson, Jamie Padgett, Dan Stanzione

 

9:00am     SESSION 5

                (5.1)    State-of-the-Art Structural Testing for Simulated Wind Loading (ID 11)

                         Arturo E. Schultz *, Paul M. Bergson

                         University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

                (5.2)    A full-scale, laboratory-based test method to determine wind loads on air-permeable, multi-layer cladding systems (ID 19)

Connell Miller *, Murray Morrison, Gregory Kopp

Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

                (5.3)    Ongoing development of an automated control instrument in a large boundary layer wind tunnel for the simulation of nonstationary, non-neutral or transitioning surface flows (ID 48)

                         Ryan A. Catarelli *, Pedro L. Fernández-Cabán, Forrest J. Masters, Kurtis R. Gurley

                         Eng. School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Env., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

                (5.4)    Modeling of wind flow in a real-size wind tunnel at FHWA Turner-Fairbank Aerodynamics Laboratory (ID 54)

                          Cezary Bojanowski, Steven Lottes, Marta Sitek *, Nasi Zhang, Harold Bosch

TRACC/ANL, Lemont, Illinois, USA

                (5.5)    Hurricane Data Management using the DesignSafe-CI Workspace (ID 56)

                          Harika Gurram *, Chelakara Subramanian, Jean-Paul Pinelli

                         Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, Florida Tech, Melbourne, Florida, USA

                (5.6)    Wind load parameters of a structural test using real wind load at the WindEEE Dome (ID 59)

                          Joshua Rosenkrantz *, Ashraf El Damatty

                          Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

                (5.7)    Accumulation of embers deposited in a re-entrant corner of a building (ID 24)

                         Christine D. Standohar-Alfano *, Stephen L. Quarles, Murray J. Morrison

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SC, USA

10:45am  BREAK

11:00am  SESSION 6

                (6.1)    An experimental investigation on the effects of building height on velocity coefficients and local wind pressure on building roofs (ID 20)

                         M. Moravej *, B. Hajra, P. Irwin, I. Zisis, A.G. Chowdhury

                         Florida International University, Miami, USA

                (6.2)    The effect of balconies on the wind induced loads on a fifteen story building (ID 22)

L. Ludena *, A. G. Chowdhury, B. Hajra, M. Moravej, M. A. Mooneghi,

P. Irwin, I. Zisis

Florida International University, Miami, USA

                (6.3)    Full-scale pressure distributions on asphalt shingles compared to current wind performance standards (ID 23)

                         Jason T. Smith *, Heather E. Estes, Murray Morrison

                         Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SC, USA

                (6.4)    Measurement and analysis of wind loadings on rooftop photovoltaic panels (ID 37)

                          Dorothy Reed *, Murray Morrison, William Bender, Stanley Wang

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

                (6.5)    Stability of trapezoidal thin walled roof panel under wind loading (ID 40)

                          Kermelos Woldeyes *, Yared Shifferaw, Girma Bitsuamlak

                         Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

                (6.6)    Evaluation of wind uplift pressures on air permeable discontinuous metal roofing systems (ID 42)

                          Siddhesh P. Rahate *, David B. Roueche, Dr. David O. Prevatt

                          University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

                (6.7)    Wind-induced Loads on Canopies Attached to Medium-rise Buildings (ID 52)

                         Amir Naeiji *, Manuel Matus, Ioannis Zisis

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and International Hurricane Research Center, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA

12:45pm  LUNCH

2:00pm    SESSION 7

                (7.1)    Periodic reverse flow separation from the trailing edge of a square prism (ID 34)

                         Daniel Lander *, Chris Letchford, Michael Amitay, Greg Kopp

                         Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

                (7.2)    Aero-elastic testing of multi-spanned transmission line subjected to downbursts at WindEEE (ID 58)

Amal Elawady *, Ashraf El Damatty, Haitham Aboshosha, Girma Bitsumlak

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

                (7.3)    An experimental investigation on the wind induced forces on span-wire traffic signals (ID 21)

                         B. Berlanga *, I. Zisis, B. Hajra, P. Irwin, A.G. Chowdhury

                         Florida International University, Miami, USA

                (7.4)    Comparison between the wind responses of sectional and full aeroelastic model tests of a bridge (ID 57)

                          Carolina Santos *, Ashraf El Damatty, Michèle Pfeil

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; and Civil Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                (7.5)    Affect of active flow control applied to a 2D square prism (ID 35)

                          D. M. Moore *, D. C. Lander, C. W. Letchford, M. Amitay

                         Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY, USA

                (7.6)    Load cases simulating critical effect of F2-tornados on transmission line structures (ID 60)

                          Mohamed Hamada *, Ashraf El Damatty

                          Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

3:30pm BREAK

4:00pm ASCE Performance-Based Wind Engineering Committee Meeting (open to workshop participants)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Dates:

June 30

July 10

Abstract Submission Due

July 8

July 18

Notification of Abstract Acceptance

July 29

Full Paper Submission Due

July 13

Early Registration

July 15

Early Hotel Reservation

 

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