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Dynamic wind and acceleration measurements on the CN tower.

Wayne Ewart Schleifer

Dynamic wind and acceleration measurements on the CN tower.

by Wayne Ewart Schleifer

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When moving air - wind - is stopped by a surface - the dynamic energy in the wind is transformed to pressure. The pressure acting the surface transforms to a force. F w = p d A = 1/2 ρ v 2 A (1). where. F w = wind force (N). A = surface area (m 2). p d = dynamic pressure (Pa). ρ = density of air (kg/m 3) v = wind speed (m/s).   horizontal shaft on a tower encasing gears and axles for translating horizontal into rotational motionfor translating horizontal into rotational motion Wind in 19th century US – Wind-rose horizontal-axis wate r-pumping wind-mills found throughout rural America Torrey, Volta () Wind-Catchers: American Windmills of Yesterday and Tomorrow.

A qualitative description of all key elements of a complete wind energy system computer analysis code is presented. The analysis system addresses the coupled dynamics characteristics of wind energy systems, including the interactions of the rotor, tower, nacelle, power . aerodynamics of these towers. Nanjing Tower in Nanjing, China [2], CN Tower in Toronto[3],andStratosphereinLasVegas [4],arethreeexamplesof thelatterclass of tower structural system. A. Kareem et al./J. Wind Eng. Ind. Aerodyn. 77&78 () –

  A tower constructed at hub height or higher costs more than twice that of a short tower. The geometry of a meter tower is cheap and simple: it’s a tall pipe with lots of guy lines. An meter tower is a climbable, guyed tower with a large, poured concrete base – and that simply costs more. Field measurement data on wind velocities and wind-induced acceleration responses at the top of the m high Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) under normal climate conditions are studied. Characteristics of the mean wind speeds and turbulence intensities, gust factors, power spectral densities, and turbulence integral scales of the fluctuating wind speed are analyzed in different.


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Dynamic wind and acceleration measurements on the CN tower by Wayne Ewart Schleifer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wind-Induced Acceleration in High-Rise Buildings An investigation on the dynamic effects due to a deep foundation Master’s Thesis in the Master’s Programme Structural Engineering and Building Technology ALEXANDER NYBERG GUSTAV SÖDERLUND 8 ç â ç 8 ç â ç Q(P) P Q 2(Q) ê è ê è 8 ç â ç= 8+ Q(P) P θ μ ΔL ΔL θ θ μ ΔL ΔL θAuthor: Alexander Nyberg, Gustav Söderlund.

Measurements were made of the strain in an instrumented reinforcing bar at the base of the tower with the concrete shaft completed (the concrete shaft extends to about ft. above the ground). The average gradient wind speed during the strain measurements was about 45 m.p.h.

Autocorrelation functions and power spectra computed from the strain record indicated that the wind induced dynamic response of the concrete shaft Cited by: 4. The CN Tower (French: Tour CN) is a m-high (1, ft) concrete communications and observation tower located in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Built on the former Railway Lands, it was completed in Its name "CN" originally referred to Canadian National, the railway company that built the ing the railway's decision to divest non-core freight railway assets prior to Architect: WZMH Architects: John Andrews.

This paper presents some measurements of the dynamic response of the CN Tower in Toronto, during a partial erection stage. Full-scale measurement of wind-include acceleration response of. Figure 12 was developed based on Milad tower fi eld measurement and CN tower study. This chart Dynamic wind and acceleration measurements on the CN tower.

thesis, Department of Civil. a reduction of 10% in maximum uplift force for the studied tower when modelled with dynamic loads that included static forces for the conductors. A theoretical reduction of up to 18% was obtained when conductor loads were excluded and static and dynamic response of the tower.

When full scale measurements were in progress, the wind velocities were monitored by a cup anemometer mstaUed at the top of the head frame. Wind speeds were generally hght to moderate (less than 8 m/s). Both along- wind and cross-wind motions were perceptible at the top of the tower (acceleration greater than % gravity).

the CN tower is a solid structure that is very stable due to its low centre of gravity. The tower widens at the base and it has a concrete and steel foundation that is m thick containing 17% of the concrete used in the entire building.

Internal Forces: Tension, Compression, Shear and Torsion. Dynamic Wind Effects: A Comparative Study of Provisions in Codes and Standards with Wind Tunnel Data Ma 3 Wind gustiness introduces dynamic load effects which the codes and standards account for by factoring up the mean loads by a gust factor.

Both time and spatial averaging play an important role in the develop-ment of gust factors. F6 = Wind-load force on the middle tower section applied at its midpoint. F5 = Wind-load force on the top tower section applied at its midpoint. h6 = Overlap distance of middle section into bottom section.

1Notes appear on page Fig 1—Tower height as a function of tower-section overlap. 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 dynamic behavior of tall buildings subjected to multidirectional wind loads. The procedure provides a framewor k for the calculation of the dynamic response based on the combination of wind tunnel test results and modal information.

The procedure is applied to two different tall buildings: a sl ender tower with section aspect ratio B/D= Generally, a dynamic analysis of tall and slender buildings for wind is warranted to determine the lateral acceleration of the upper floors so that occu pant comfort is assured against excessive.

The wind turbine under consideration is a typical 2 MW onshore wind turbine with a m high tower (Figure 1) that is fixed in a quadratic reinforced concrete slab of m side length. The steel tower is made of 5 conical factory-made sections of different length, connected with each other and.

Numerical simulations and experimental measurements of the aerodynamics of the Nanjing Tower have been conducted. The tower consists of three legs of rectangular cross section that support an observation deck at m elevation, a circular shaft which supports another deck at m, and a structure of square cross section extending to the tower's highest point of m.

Dynamic Wind Effects on Buildings with 3D Coupled Modes: Application of High Frequency Force Balance Measurements Xinzhong Chen1 and Ahsan Kareem2 Abstract: Contemporary high-rise buildings with complex geometric profiles and three-dimensional 3D coupled mode shapes often complicate the use of high frequency force balance HFFB technique customarily used in wind tunnel.

As example we have the CN Tower ( m) in Canada, the John Hancock Building (60 stories) in Boston, USA, Center-Point Tower ( m) in Sidney, Australia and. dynamic characteristics of the wind turbine under critical operational modes and fault conditions in light of turbine design specifications.

Some of the dynamic characteristics determined from testing include the conformation of natural system frequencies and the wind turbine™s dynamic response to typical rated and extreme modes of operation.

The tower is located in the western sub- urbs of Sydney amongst flat category 2 terrain. The first natural frequency along both axes of the tower was meas- ured3 at about Hz.

The natural frequency was obtained by a power spectral analysis of the wind-induced tower acceleration. Vibration Control in a Storey Building Using a Tuned Mass Damper Alex Y.

Tuan1* and G. Shang2 1Department of Civil Engineering, Tamkang University, Tamsui, TaiwanR.O.C. 2Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Abstract This study investigates the mitigating effects of a TMD on the structural dynamic responses of.

The dynamic stability of a coupled tower-blade wind turbine system is investigated analytically and experimentally. Coupled equations of motion and associated boundary conditions for the wind tower and a rotating blade are derived by considering the lateral acceleration of the nacelle at the tip of the tower, which is the base of the flexible.

This study aims to demonstrate the feasibility of RTK-GPS for wind-induced response measurements and its efficiency in measuring the displacement of a full-scale the first experiment, the.Field measurements of the wind-induced response of two residential reinforced concrete buildings, among the tallest in the world, have been performed during two typhoons.

Natural periods and damping values have been determined and compared with other field measurements and empirical predictors. Suitable and common empirical predictors of natural period and structural damping have been .Tower. Because wind speeds increase with height, the turbine is mounted on a tower.

In general, the higher the tower, the more power the wind system can produce. The tower also raises the turbine above the air turbulence that can exist close to the ground because of obstructions such as .