Title

Huffing and Puffing and Blowing it Down: Wind Research at Western

Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

10-13-2011

Abstract

The Big, Bad Wolf blew down a straw house in the popular fairy tale, but brick houses can be damaged almost as easily by tornadoes or severe wind storms. Greg Kopp, Canada Research Chair in Wind Engineering, will discuss research at Western focused on extreme weather damage to homes in Canada and what we can do about it.

Notes

This lecture took place at the Central Branch of London Public Library on Oct. 13, 2011. It was part of the Classes without Quizzes series.

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