Lessons Learned from Analyzing Tornado Damage

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Timothy P. Marshall

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0495

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

How to Cite

Marshall, T. P. (1993) Lessons Learned from Analyzing Tornado Damage, in The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards (eds C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell and R. Davies-Jone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM079p0495

Author Information

  1. Haag Engineering Company, Dallas, Texas 75381

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900384

Online ISBN: 9781118664148

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Keywords:

  • Tornadoes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wind is Wind

  • Buildings do Nox Explode

  • Objects Twist According to Their Own Properties

  • Typical Wood Frame Building Failures

  • Metal Building Problems

  • Unreinforced Masonry Problems

  • Roof System Problems

  • Flying Debris Problems

  • Summary