Wind forces on mobile homes

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-188
Physical description5 p.
Subjectmobile homes; wind loads; anchoring; Air flow/Wind pressure
AbstractHigh losses of mobile homes in windstorms have become a matter of considerable concern to owners, insurance companies and building code authorities. The purpose of this Digest is to assess the nature of the wind loss problem, to describe the effects of the wind forces on a typical mobile home and to suggest methods of providing greater safety by anchoring mobile homes to the ground.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Effets du vent sur les maisons mobiles
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-646
NPARC number20329659
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Record identifierafe36a96-518b-4625-9b00-6ad7e3909ccb
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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