Wind Science and Engineering Research Center
Location: Library, Mezzanine M104
Mailstop: MS 0002
Guides and Calculators
These calculators are not intended to be used for the design of actual structures, but rather for schematic (preliminary) understanding of structural design principals.
Engineering is the innovative art of combining math and science to design, develop structures, processes and materials to solve problems. It is a broad field the entails several sub-disciplines. These disciplines focus on specific breadths of concentration and scopes of technology. These diverse areas relate to various branches of engineering. As technology advances so do new fields of engineering. New engineering branches are achieving prominence and overlap with the main categories of engineering. As sub fields grow so do the requirements of education and licensing. A bachelor’s degree in an accredited engineering program is the basic requirement for potential engineers. Many states require testing of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and Professional Engineering Exam to gain license.
AAWE - American Association for Wind Engineering
The American Association for Wind Engineering (AAWE) was originally established as the Wind Engineering Research Council in 1966 to promote and disseminate technical information in the research community. In 1983 the name was changed to American Association for Wind Engineering and incorporated as a nonprofit professional organization. The multi-disciplinary field of wind engineering considers problems related to wind and associated water loads and penetrations for buildings and structures, societal impact of winds, hurricane and tornado risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, codes and standards, dispersion of urban and industrial pollution, wind energy, and urban aerodynamics.
The AWEA Website strives to provide information on all facets of the wind industry, from small wind for individuals to large wind farm development.
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world--a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing, and trade in the global economy.
GWEC is active in influencing energy policy in countries around the world. It also represents the wind industry at the international climate change negotiations. GWEC publishes position papers, reports and statistics, all to increase the visibility and prominence of the global wind industry.
The Wind Engineering Society (WES) is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) that exists to promote cooperation in the advancement and application of knowledge in all aspects of wind engineering. The WES organises regular technical meetings in the UK, publishes a quarterly newsletter and acts as a representative body for wind engineering in the UK. It also organises the biennial UK Wind Engineering conference. The WES is also the UK national delegate to the International and European Associations for Wind Engineering.
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This Website is the online center for public information and involvement in the Wind Energy Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Wind Energy Programmatic EIS). The United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), has prepared a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate issues associated with wind energy development on Western public lands (excluding Alaska) administered by the BLM. This web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the EIS process.