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

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Author(s)

Long T. Phan, Emil Simiu

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.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 31st U.S./Japan Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects
Conference Dates
May 11-14, 1999
Conference Location
Tsukuba, JA
Conference Title
U.S.-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources; Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects (UJNR)

Keywords

building technology, Fujita intensity scale, meteorology, structural engineering, tornadoes, wind engineering, wind speeds

Citation

Phan, L. and Simiu, E. (1999), The Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale: A Reassessment From Structural Engineering Perspective, Proceedings of the 31st U.S./Japan Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, Tsukuba, JA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860192 (Accessed May 28, 2024)

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Created May 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017