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First archived on: 2016-01-26

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Title: FIU Wall of Wind | Full and large scale wind testing and research

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Keywords:Wall of Wind, FIU, hurricane simulator, testing, Florida International University, Miami, Category 5, wind testing, hurricane testing, wind engineering, roof testing, building product testing

Description:Full and large scale wind testing and research
... years after Hurricane Andrew made landfall in South Florida IHRC has created this interactive display to teach the science remember the past and create awareness to motivate preparedness towards hurricanes in our community Frequently Asked Questions Do you have a question related to wind engineering hurricane research the Wall of Wind or any other question You may find the answer at the frequently asked questions section and if you still don t find the answer send your question to wow fiu edu and we ll do our best to answer it International Hurricane Research Center IHRC is an interdisciplinary research center focused on the mitigation of hurricane damage to people the economy and the built and natural environments The Wall of Wind is one of the tools developed and used by engineers and researchers at the Laboratory for Wind Engineering Research one of four labs that make up the IHRC Contact us for more information Contact us International Hurricane Research Center WOW News FIU and University of Miami co host 2013 ASCE southeast student conference The Southeast Student Conference of the American Society of FIU IHRC partners with Miami Science Museum for Hurricane Exhibit In partnership with the Miami Science Museum the Research The hurricane engineering creative research at FIU has confirmed the effectiveness of large and full scale wind and rain testing approaches in advancing the understanding of hurricane impacts on buildings and developing validating innovative damage mitigation products technique such as Roof Suction Mitigation Devices Rooftop Equipment Wind Screen Non Intrusive Roof to Wall Connection System etc About WOW The 12 fan Wall of Wind WOW at FIU is the largest and most powerful university research facility of its kind and is capable of simulating a Category 5 hurricane the highest rating on the Saffir Simspon Hurricane Wind...

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Country code: US
Country: United States
Region: Florida
City: Miami
ZIP: 33199
Time Zone: -05:00
Latitude: 25.7577 Longitude: -80.3748