Salta al contenuto principale della pagina

WIND ENGINEERING

CODE 80574
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 10799 INGEGNERIA CIVILE(LM-23) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/09
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Students acquire mastery in the calculation of the structures to wind actions and sensitivity to recognize the structures sensitive to aeroelastic instability phenomena.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course provides the fundamentals and the operative techniques of wind engineering with special regard for wind actions and effects on structures.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Knowledge of the fundamentals of Structural dynamics is required.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course consists of lectures during which theoretical, experimental, and numerical applications are illustrated, with examples related to real structures. The students develop, in small working groups, an assisted project report related to a real structure.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    1. Introduction to wind engineering. 2. Wind: Atmospheric circulation. Mean velocity. Turbulence. Probabilistic analysis and climatology. Mesoscale phenomena. 3. Aerodynamics: Bluff-body aerodynamics. Internal fluxes. Pedestrian comfort. Wind tunnels. CFD. 4. Dynamics: Alongwind response. 3D response of slender structures. 3D response of buildings. Wind-induced response to thunderstorms. 5. Aeroelasticity: Vortex shedding and lock-in. Alongwind wind-structure interaction. Crosswind galloping. Torsional instability. 3D aeroelasticity of slender structures. Flutter.

    Wind Tunnel Laboratories on the topics covered in Sections 2,3 and 5

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • Notes of the course.
    • H. Sockel, Ed. (1994). Wind-induced vibrations of structures. Springer Verlag, Wien.
    • E. Simiu, R.H. Scanlan (1996) Wind effects on structures: Fundamentals and applications, John Wiley, NY.
    • J. Holmes (2015). Wind loading on structures, 3rd Ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    GIUSEPPE PICCARDO (President)

    LUCA RONCALLO

    MASSIMILIANO BURLANDO (President Substitute)

    MARIA PIA REPETTO (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The examination includes an oral discussion based on two/three theoretical questions related to topics dealt with in the course. During the examination the students also discuss the project report developed in small groups.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Oral examination

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    All the information is given in the class or via Aulaweb and Teams site.