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A Short Historical Overview of Wind Characteristics and Wind Pressure for Design in Romania

Published Online: 16 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 116 (2019) - Issue 10 (October 2019)
Page range: 97 - 115
Received: 08 Jul 2019
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English
Abstract

This paper provides an overview of wind observations in Romania with historical data, particularly after the establishment of the national meteorological network in 1884. Data on wind directions and velocities is presented, focusing on a sample of fourteen cities including the capital Bucharest. The historical evolution of national zonation maps for wind pressure is shown. A statistical description of the maximum annual wind velocity data is also presented.

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