Latest Events

17 February 2002 - Wind Storm Events - Their Challenges and Effects on Structure

Split into two section this joint WES-ANIV event Chaired by Francesco Ricciardelli (University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli") will touch upon measuring wind storms and the issues this cause around Europe as well as examining and scaling potential issues these might cause.

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Maria Pia Repetto (University of Genova): "Wind storms - what can we measure in the field?"

Maria Pia's talk will introduce the thunderstorm, a transient meteorological event...

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10 November 2021 - 2021 Scruton Lecture

We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Greg Kopp of the Universities of Western Ontario and Birmingham will be our Scruton Lecturer for 2021.   This is our biennial showpiece lecture, usually held in November, but unusually delivered this year online for the first time.  The lecture is held in honour of Kit Scruton, one of the pioneers of wind engineering.  Greg will join a list of very notable past Scruton Lecturers and we are grateful he accepted our invitation.  

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31 August 2021 - Designs to mitigate the effect of wind on the microclimates of balconies and terraces

Online Event - free to attend

31st August at 1pm BST

https://www.ice.org.uk/events/designs-to-mitigate-wind-on-terraces-online

As our urban centres become denser and taller, the demand for balconies and terraces to provide outdoor amenity space has increased. There are many ways in which the wind can interact with balconies which must be considered during design to ensure that these spaces are safe, comfortable and usable.

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18 May 2021 - Aerodynamic Behaviour and Structural Safety of Tower Cranes

Online Event 18th May, 4pm

https://www.ice.org.uk/events/aerodynamic-behavour-of-tower-cranes-webinar

The Lothar and Martin winter storms of 1999 were a wake-up call for the French construction industry : two particularly violent winter storms swept the country in the space of several days causing multiple tower cranes to collapse.

This led to a long-term research project at the CSTB and a new methodology for the study of dynamic stability of tower cranes including desk study and wind tunnel analysis methods...

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18 May 2021 - WES Annual General Meeting

The Wind Engineering Society's AGM will take place on 18th May at 5:30, immediately following the talk on Tower Cranes.  All members are invited and we will keep the webinar running into the AGM.  To join the Tower Cranes talk or the AGM go to

https://www.ice.org.uk/events/aerodynamic-behavour-of-tower-cranes-webinar

We look forward to seeing you there!

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