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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Development Projects -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Back Bay -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Back Bay -- Development Projects.,
  • Winds -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Back Bay -- Development Projects -- Impact.

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...results of the study of the wind levels at the proposed development project on Boylston Street in Boston"s Back Bay neighborhood; this item was in the BRA collection...

Edition Notes

ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 51 p.; pictures, charts, tables, map
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23360585M

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Mission Street – San Francisco, California Pedestrian Wind Study RWDI# Page 3 Pedestrian Level Wind Criteria This Project is located in an area that is not subject to the San Francisco Planning Code Section , Reduction of Ground-level Wind Currents in C-3 Districts. However, the proposed Project is subject to the. This report describes a pedestrian level wind study undertaken for a proposed mixed‐use office building located at Melville Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. This work was performed in accordance with the terms of GWE proposal #17‐P, dated April 3, , and was based on wind tunnelFile Size: 3MB. University of Minnesota. Health Sciences Planning Office. (). Unit B/C: A Wind Tunnel Study of Pedestrian Level Winds in the Vicinity of the Proposed Health Sciences Center, Wind-Tunnel Simulation of Pedestrian-Level Wind in Los Angeles Bruce R. White University of California, Davis U.S.A 1. OVERVIEW This summary describes the methodology developed to address pedestrian-level winds within the South Coast Air Basin, a 6,square mile area that includes Orange County, most of Los Angeles and Riverside Size: 31KB.

Pedestrian Wind Study RWDI# Page 2 3. METHODOLOGY Wind Tunnel Testing As shown in Figures 1a and 1b, the wind tunnel model included the project site and all relevant surrounding buildings and topography within a foot radius of the study site. The mean speed profile. The city of San Francisco enacted a pedestrian-level wind ordinance as part of its city and county municipal code in The purpose of this paper is to present in engineering detail the wind tunnel testing procedure and associated analysis which allows scaling of the wind- tunnel measurements. To study pedestrian level winds, 1) meteorological data of a spec ific location to deter mine the probab ility of ef fects, 2) information on the interact ion between the build ing and wind (ae. pedestrian level wind (PLW) study in support of Site Plan Approval for a mixed-use development at 12 Stirling Avenue in Ottawa, Ontario. Our mandate within this study, as outlined in GWE proposal #P– REV 1, dated Janu , is to investigate pedestrian wind comfort within and.