15th Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop 23-24 February, 2012 Sydney, NSW, Australia Title Authors Urban Physics: effects of wind on comfort, energy, health and driving rain Carmeliet, J. Analysis of evaporative cooling in street canyons Saneinejad, S., Defraeye, S., Blocken, B., Moonen, P., Derome, D., Carmeliet, J. Air Ventilation Assessment (AVA) for Building Development Kwok, K., Tse, K., Tsang, C., Wong, K. Vortex formation above prismatic-shaped cliffs; an experimental and numerical investigation Cochard, S., Montlaur, A., Fletcher, D., Letchford, C., Earl, T. Study of wind speeds over hilly terrain using full-scale observations, wind tunnel simulation and CFD Carpenter, P., Cenek, P., Revell, M., Turner, R., Flay, R., King, A. Wind and wind hazard related research at NIWA Moore, S., Turner, R., Revell, M., Reese, S., Webster, S. The effect of turbulence on near wake structure of a horizontal axis wind turbine wake Sherry, M., Sheridan, J., Jacono, D. Improved characterisation of wind shear for determination of fatigue loading on wind turbines Swalwell, K. A numerical study of the updrafts over a building, with comparison to wind tunnel results Mohamed, A., White, C., Watkins, S. Drag coefficients for roughened circular cylinders in super-critical flow Holmes, J., Burton, D., Fricke, H. Characteristic wind pressures on net protection canopies Osborn, E. Discharge coefficients for a dominant opening in a building Kim, P., Ginger, J. Full-scale measurement of sail shapes and pressures Morris, D., Le Pelley, D., Richards, P. Wind loads on solar panels in dual-layer offset-plate arrangements Edgar, R., Cochard, S., Stachurski, Z. CFD simulations of the new University of Sydney boundary layer closed circuit Wind tunnel Bertholds, A., Cochard, S., Fletcher, D. A comparison of pedestrian wind comfort and safety criteria Fricke, H., Holmes, J. Survey of occupant response in wind-excited tall buildings Selvakumar, K., Kwok, K., Lamb, S. Experience with wind-induced building motion in Wellington, New Zealand: Motion sickness, compensatory behaviours and work location preference Lamb, S., Kwok, K., Walton, D. A dual-axis tall building motion simulator to investigate effects of wind-induced building motion on human Kwok, K., Wong, K. The application of CFD to modelling of ember attack on housing during bushfires Leahy, M., Liow, K., Collins, D. Innovative technologies to investigate fine-scale wind flow Schroeder, J. Estimates of extreme gust wind speeds from failed road-signs Ginger, J., Holmes, J., Leitch, C., Henerson, D. Statistical comparison of coincident wind gust measurements from Dines and cup anemometers Cechet, R., Sanabria, L. Calculation of wind direction multipliers using climate simulated data Sanabria, L., Cechet, R. Meteorological Aspects of Cyclone YASI with a focus on the Landfall Phase Auden, A., Davidson, J. Cyclone ‘Yasi’ windfield re-visited Holmes, J. Cyclone Yasi storm surge Walker, G. Damage to low rise buildings during Tropical Cyclone Yasi Henerson, D., Boughton, G., Ginger, J., Holmes, J., Walker, G., Leitch, C., Somerville, L., Frye, U., Jayasinghe, N., Kim, P., Stark, G. A survey of wind and storm surge damage following Tropical Cyclone Yasi Corby, N., Edwards, M., Habill, N., Maqsood, T., Wehner, M. Buildings used for shelter during Tropical Cyclone Yasi, places of refuge & public cyclone shelters in Queensland Mullins, P. Evaluation of HFBB analysis under the effects of surrounding buildings Tse, K., Wong, K. Estimation of torsional loads on tall buildings Rofail, A., Truong, N. Bifurcation prediction of the aeroelastic galloping model with structural and damping non-linearities Vio, G. Wind loads on extension of light towers at AAMI Stadium Adelaide Mackenzie, N., Holmes, J., Rowland, G., Gaekwad, J.