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Title: National Wind Institute
Url: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/nwi/
Publisher: Texas Tech University
Description: The National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University conducts "multidisciplinary research to mitigate the deleterious effects of windstorms on the built environment, people, and the quality of life, and to utilize the beneficial effects of wind." The website highlights the Fujita Scale Enhancement Project, which examines the scale used to classify tornadoes by intensity. Links to websites on other wind projects are also provided. The Wind Engineering Library allows visitors to search more than 4500 articles on the center's research as well as education-related publications. Teachers and the general public will find an extensive list of other Internet resources on wind energy.
LC Classification: Technology -- Building construction -- Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings -- Wind pressure
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Structural engineering (General) -- Structural analysis. Theory of structures -- Dynamic loading conditions. Structural dynamics. Vibrations -- Wind loads
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Structural engineering (General) -- Structural design -- Structural design for dynamic loads -- Wind resistant design
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Vocational Education
Science -- Physical sciences
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Wind
Geology -- Wind
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Model
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Reference Material -- Bibliography
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Texas Tech University
Access Rights: Free access
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