Publications

 

Moravej, M., Zisis, I., Chowdhury, A.G., Irwin, P., Hajra, B. 2016. Experimental assessment of wind loads on vinyl wall siding. Wind Engineering and Science, Frontiers in Built Environment, 2:35.

Chowdhury, A.G., Zisis, I., Irwin, P., Bitsuamlak, G., Pinelli, J.P., Hajra, B., Moravej, M. 2016. Large scale experimentation using the 12-Fan Wall of Wind to assess and mitigate hurricane wind and rain impacts on buildings and infrastructure systems. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, accepted for publication.

Zisis, I., Raji, F. and Candelario, J. D. 2016. Large scale wind tunnel tests of canopies attached to low-rise buildings, Journal of Architectural Engineering ASCE, accepted for publication.

Mooneghi, M.A., Irwin, P., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2016). “Partial Turbulence Simulation Method for Predicting Peak Wind Loads on Small Structures and Building Appurtenances.” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 157, pp. 47–62.

Smith, D., Masters, F., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2016). “Investigating a Wind Tunnel Method for Determining Wind-Induced Loads on Roofing Tiles.” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 155, pp. 47-59.

Mintz, B., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2016). “Full-Scale Testing of a Precast Concrete Supertile Roofing System for Hurricane Damage Mitigation.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, pp. B4016002-1-12.

Mooneghi, M.A., Irwin, P., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2016). “Towards Guidelines for Design of Loose-Laid Roof Pavers for Wind Uplift.” Wind and Structures, 22(2), pp. 133-160.

Habte, F., Mooneghi, M.A., Gan Chowdhury, A., Irwin, P. (2015). “Full-Scale Testing to Evaluate the Performance of Standing Seam Metal Roofs under Simulated Wind Loading.” Engineering Structures, 105, pp. 231–248.

Mintz, B., Gan Chowdhury, A., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N., Kargarmoakhar, R. (2015). “Design, Development, and Testing of a Composite Roofing System.” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, pp. 04015052-1-11.

Meyer, D., Gan Chowdhury, A., Irwin, P. (2015). “Investigation of Wind-Induced Dynamic and Aeroelastic Effects on Variable Message Signs.” Wind and Structures, 20(6), pp. 793-810.

Arif, F., Bayraktar, M.E., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2015). “Decision Support Framework for Infrastructure Maintenance Investment Decision Making.” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, pp. 04015030-1-15.

Kargarmoakhar, R., Gan Chowdhury, A., Irwin, P. (2015). “Reynolds Number Effects on Twin Box Girder Long Span Bridge Aerodynamics.” Wind and Structures, 20(2), pp. 327-347.

Mozumder, P., Gan Chowdhury, A., Vasquez, W., Flugman, E. (2014). “Household Preferences for a Hurricane Mitigation Fund in Florida.” ASCE Natural Hazards Review, pp. 04014031-1-11.

Habte, F., Gan Chowdhury, A., Yeo, D., Simiu. E. (2014). “Wind Directionality Factors for Non-Hurricane and Hurricane-Prone Regions.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, pp. 04014208-1-9. vBaheru, T., Gan Chowdhury, A., Pinelli, J-P. (2014). “Estimation of Wind-Driven Rain Intrusion through Building Envelope Defects and Breaches during Tropical Cyclones.” ASCE Natural Hazards Review, pp. 04014023-1-15.

Baheru, T., Gan Chowdhury, A., Pinelli, J-P., Bitsuamlak, G. (2014). “Distribution of Wind-Driven Rain Deposition on Low-Rise Buildings: Direct Impinging Raindrops versus Surface Runoff.” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 133, pp. 27-38.

Baheru, T., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Masters, F., Tokay, A. (2014). “Simulation of Wind-Driven Rain Associated with Tropical Storms and Hurricanes using the 12-fan Wall of Wind.” Building and Environment, 76, pp. 18-29.

Mooneghi, M.A., Irwin, P., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2014). “Large-Scale Testing on Wind Uplift of Roof Pavers.” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 128 pp. 22-36.

Warsido, W., Bitsuamlak, G., Barata, J., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2014). “Influence of Spacing Parameters on the Wind Loading of Solar Array.” Journal of Fluids and Structures, 48, pp. 295-315.

Li. R., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Gurley, K. (2014). “Wind Effects on Roofs with High-Profile Tiles: An Experimental Study.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, pp. B4014002-1-11.

Fu, T-C., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Baheru, T. (2014). “Partial Turbulence Simulation and Aerodynamic Pressures Validation for an Open-Jet Testing Facility.” Wind and Structures, 19(1), pp. 15-33.

Hagos, A., Habte, F., Gan Chowdhury, A., Yeo, D. (2014). “Comparisons between Two Wind-Tunnel Pressure Databases, and Partial Validation against Full-Scale Measurements.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, pp. 04014065-1-14.

Tecle, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2014). “Opening and Compartmentalization Effects of Internal Pressure in Low-Rise Buildings with Gable and Hip Roofs.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, pp. 04014002-1-14.

Simiu, E., Letchford, C., Isyumov, N., Gan Chowdhury, A., Yeo, D. (2013). “Assessment of ASCE 7-10 Standard Methods for Determining Wind Loads.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 139(11), pp. 2044-2047.

Aly A.M., Fossati, F., Muggiasca, S., Argentini, T., Bitsuamlak, G., Franchi, A., Longarini. N., Crespi, P., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2013). “Wind Loading on Trees Integrated with a Building Envelope.” Wind and Structures, 17(1), pp. 69-85.

Yeo, D., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2013). “Simplified Wind Flow Model for the Estimation of Aerodynamic Effects on Small Structures.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(3), pp. 367-375.

Bitsuamlak, G., Warsido, W., Ledesma, E., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2013). “Aerodynamic Mitigation of Roof and Wall Corner Suctions Using Simple Architectural Elements.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(3), pp. 396-408.

Tecle, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Suksawang N., Gan Chowdhury, A., Fuez, S. (2013). “Ridge and Field Tile Aerodynamics for a Low-Rise Building: A Full-Scale Study.” Wind and Structures, 16(4), pp. 301-322.

Chen, S., Nelson, R., Chen, F., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2013). “Impact of Stochastic Traffic on Modified Cross-Section Profiles of a Slender Long-span Bridge: Wind Tunnel Experimental Investigation.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(3), pp. 347-358.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Canino, I., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N., Baheru, T. (2013). “Wind-Loading Effects on Roof-to-Wall Connections of Timber Residential Buildings.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(3), pp. 386-395.

Aly, A.M., Bitsuamlak, G., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2012). “Full-Scale Aerodynamic Testing of a Loose Concrete Roof Paver System.” Engineering Structures, 44, pp. 260-270.

Fu, T-C., Aly, A.M., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Yeo, D., Simiu, E. (2012). “A Proposed Technique for Determining Aerodynamic Pressures on Residential Homes.” Wind and Structures, 15(1), pp. 27-41.

Ahmed, S.S., Canino, I., Gan Chowdhury, A., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N. (2011). “Study of the Capability of Multiple Mechanical Fasteners in Roof-to-Wall Connections of Timber Residential Buildings.” ASCE Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, 16(1), pp. 2-9.

Aly, A.M., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G. (2011). “Wind Profile Management and Blockage Assessment for a New 12-Fan Wall of Wind Facility at FIU.” Wind and Structures, 14 (4), pp. 285-300.

Canbek, C., Mirmiran, A., Gan Chowdhury, A., Suksawang, N. (2011). “Development of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Roof-To-Wall Connection.” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, 15(4), pp. 644-652.

Canino, I., Gan Chowdhury, A., Mirmiran, A., Suksawang, N. (2011). “Triaxial Load Testing of Metal and FRP Roof-To-Wall Connectors.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 17(3), pp. 112-120.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Fu, T-C., Kawade, P. (2011). “Study on Roof Vents Subjected to Simulated Hurricane Effects.” ASCE Natural Hazards Review Journal, 12(4), pp. 158-165.

Simiu, E., Bitsuamlak, G., Gan Chowdhury, A., Li, R., Tecle, A., Yeo, DH. (2011). “Testing of Residential Homes under Wind Loads.” ASCE Natural Hazards Review Journal, 12(4), pp. 166-170.

Erwin, J.W., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G. (2011). “Wind Loads on Rooftop Equipment Mounted on a Flat Roof.” Indian Society for Wind Engineering’s (ISWE) Journal of Wind and Engineering, 8 (1), pp. 23-42.

Balderrama, J.A., Masters, F.J., Gurley, K.R., Prevatt, D.O., Aponte-Bermúdez, L.D., Reinhold, T.A., Pinelli, J.-P., Subramanian, C.S., Schiff, S.D., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2011). “The Florida Coastal Monitoring Program (FCMP): A Review.” Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 99(9), pp. 979-995.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Simiu, E. (2010). “Aerodynamic, Hydro-aerodynamic, and Destructive Testing.” ICE Structures and Buildings Journal, 163 (SB2), pp. 137-147.

Bitsuamlak, G., Dagnew, A., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2010). “Computational Assessment of Blockage and Wind Simulator Proximity Effects for a New Full-Scale Testing Facility.” Wind and Structures, 13 (1), pp. 21-36.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Simiu, E., Leatherman, S.P. (2009). “Destructive Testing under Simulated Hurricane Effects to Promote Hazard Mitigation.” ASCE Natural Hazards Review Journal, 10 (1), pp. 1-10.

Yu, B., Gan Chowdhury, A. (2009). “Gust Factors and Turbulence Intensities for the Tropical Cyclone Environment.” Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 48 (3), pp. 534–552.

Huang, P., Gan Chowdhury, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Liu, R. (2009). “Development of Devices and Methods for Simulation of Hurricane Winds in a Full-Scale Testing Facility.” Wind and Structures, 12 (2), pp. 151-177.

Blessing, C., Gan Chowdhury, A., Lin, J., Huang, P. (2009). “Full-Scale Validation of Vortex Suppression Techniques for Mitigation of Roof Uplift.” Engineering Structures, 31 (12), pp. 2936-2946.

Huang, P., Mirmiran, A., Gan Chowdhury, A., Abishdid, C., Wang, T.L. (2009). “Performance of Roof Tiles under Simulated Hurricane Impact.” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 15 (1), pp. 26-34.

Bitsuamlak, G., Gan Chowdhury, A., Sambare, D. (2009). “Application of a Full-Scale Testing Facility for Assessing Wind-Driven-Rain Intrusion.” Building and Environment, 44 (12), pp. 2430-2441.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Huang, P., Erwin, J. (2009). “Aerodynamic Testing Application of a Full-Scale Facility for Mitigating Hurricane-Induced Coastal Disasters.” Far East Journal of Ocean Research, 2 (1), pp. 1-27.

Yu, B., Gan Chowdhury, A., Masters, F.J. (2008). “Hurricane Wind Power Spectra, Co-Spectra, and Integral Length Scales.” Boundary Layer Meteorology, 129 (3), pp. 411-430.

Gan Chowdhury, A., Huang, P., Bitsuamlak, G. (2008). “Wind Flow Simulation and Testing for Mitigating Coastal Disaster under Hurricanes.” Disaster Advances Journal, 1 (4), pp. 9-19.

Leatherman, S.P., Gan Chowdhury, A., Robertson, C. J. (2007). “Wall of Wind Full-Scale, Destructive Testing of Coastal Houses and Hurricane Damage Mitigation.” Journal of Coastal Research, 23 (5), pp. 1211-1217.