2005/Mar/30 386kB Technote 06 (see page 3): Tuned Mass Dampers - How They Work The damping in a mechanical or structural system is a measure of the rate at which the energy of motion of the system is dissipated. All real systems have some damping.
2005/Mar/03 435kB Technote 05: Design For Snow Loading Of Roofs New Findings From the Finite Area Element Method.
2005/Mar/02 435kB Technote 05 (see page 3): Working With Nature: Wind Deflection Fins in Action Nature has a way of finding wind sheltered regions and filling them with snow. Excessive snow may block ventilation louvres, windows, or doors, and increase snow.
2005/Feb/01 410kB Technote 04: CFD Assists Designers Ventilation requirements For new phoenix ballpark.
2005/Jan/31 410kB Technote 04 (see page 2): Re-Engineering Of A Furnace Spray Cooling Tower RWDI worked with Falconbridge Limited to determine modifications to improve the gas flow distribution within a spray cooling tower.
2005/Jan/30 410kB Technote 04 (see page 3): Fire Codes are Not Enough The design for smoke management systems in large indoor spaces such as atria, convention centres, airport terminals, sports complexes and industrial facilities has been governed primarily by prescriptive fire codes.
2005/Jan/05 445kB Technote 03: Boston Central Artery / Third Harbor Tunnel Project Tunnel ventilation systems are required to both comply with emergency ventilation conditions during accidents and fires, and to ensure adequate tunnel air quality by controlling carbon monoxide (CO) levels.
2005/Jan/04 445kB Technote 03 (see page 2): Design Issues for Internal Ventilation Systems A properly designed ventilation system will provide suitable air quality for the people using internal spaces, such as train and bus stations, parking facilities, tunnels, and airport terminals.
2005/Jan/03 445kB Technote 03 (see page 3): Novel Methods for Estimating the Impact of Roadway Emissions Emissions from North American roadways are typically assessed using numerical emission and dispersion models.
2004/Apr/01 464kB Technote 02: Improving Bridge Aerodynamics For the designers of long-span bridges, a disaster can occur on a routine windy day.