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)
Pub Type: Conferences
building technology, Fujita intensity scale, meteorology, structural engineering, tornadoes, wind engineering, wind speeds