Wind Engineering

The focus of Tanner Consulting with regard to wind engineering includes building performance during severe storm events and sheltering during severe storms. Storm events include tornadoes, hurricanes, straight line winds, snow, rain, and lightning. Services regarding sheltering include consultation on the design of FEMA 320 residential shelters, FEMA 361 community shelters and the identification of "Safer Places of Refuge" from storms for schools, businesses, and manufacturing plants.

Storm Reports, Co-Authorship:
FEMA 320 Taking Shelter from the Storm, Building a Safe Room in Your Home
http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/saferoom/fema320.shtm

FEMA 361 Design and Construction Guidance for Community Safe Rooms
http://www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/saferoom/fema361.shtm

FEMA P757 Hurricane Ike in Texas and Louisiana, MAT Report
http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=3577

FEMA 549 Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast, MAT Report
http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1857

FEMA 342 Midwest Tornadoes of May 3, 1999, BPAT Report
http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1423

Wind Science Engineering & Research Center . Storm Reports
http://www.depts.ttu.edu/weweb/Pubs/Reports/Reports.php

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Phone: (806) 543- 4957
Fax: (806) 687-9682
3205 55th Street
Lubbock, TX 79413
larry.tanner@tannerconsulting.org

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