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Publication Citation: The Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale: A Reassessment From Structural Engineering Perspective

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Author(s): Long T. Phan; Emil Simiu;
Title: The Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale: A Reassessment From Structural Engineering Perspective
Published: May 01, 1999
Abstract: This paper is a condensed version of two previous publications: NIST Technical Note 1426, by Long T. Phan and Emil Simiu; and ASCE Civil Engineering magazine article Tornado Aftermath: Questioning the Tools, by Long T. Phan and Emil Simiu.
Conference: U.S.-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources; Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects (UJNR)
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 31st U.S./Japan Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects
Location: Tsukuba, JA
Dates: May 11-14, 1999
Keywords: building technology;Fujita intensity scale;meteorology;structural engineering;tornadoes;wind engineering;wind speeds
Research Areas: Building and Fire Research
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