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Wind-Induced Noise from Developments

Wind-induced noise associated with buildings is not only a nuisance for the occupants and neighbours, but can also cost valuable time and money to rectify if not identified early. This issue is something that occurs irrespective of the height of the building. A recent example of this is Beetham Tower located in Manchester, England, which […]

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Cemindo Tower Jakarta

Windtech undertook the wind tunnel study for this 275m high tower in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to its slenderness and regular plan form, cross-wind loads slightly exceeded the predicted along-wind response and earthquake loads. A decision was made to engage Windtech to design and commission tuned liquid dampers with long-term monitoring to monitor the tuning of […]

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Bab Al Qasr, Abu Dhabi close to completion

Windtech Consultants is proud to have undertaken the wind engineering services for this impressive $350m project by Emirates-Morocco Trading & General Investment. Windtech worked closely with Singapore based Surbana International Consultants who were the lead consultants together with Meinhardt engineering consultants back in 2008. Windtech Director, Tony Rofail says “It is certainly good to see […]

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Wind-Induced Dynamic Response of a Pedestrian Bridge in Riyadh

Windtech Consultants recently completed a wind tunnel study for a pedestrian bridge in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Testing was carried out using both a dynamic and a static test rig. It is sufficient for this type of bridge to perform a test on a typical section model, incorporating the relative stiffness in both torsion and lift […]

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Shiva Statue

Windtech Consultants has demonstrated its advanced modelling capability once more with the completion of the wind tunnel study of the extreme wind loads on the 107m (305ft) tall Shiva Statue structure as well as the measurement of the cladding pressures. The structural loads study was carried out using both the pressure integration and force balance […]

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