Technical Session # 1

Numerical Model & Simulation

1.1 Hindcasting the damage of Ottawa-Gatineau tornado outbreak of September 2018: a computational fluid and structural mechanics approach
Geleta, T 1, Gairola, A.*1, and Bitsuamlak. G.T.1,2
1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and WindEEE Research Institute, UWO; 2Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, UWO.

1.2 Amplitude of different frequencies in the turbulent wind using Fourier and wavelet analysis
R. Panneer Selvam1
1BELL 4190, Univeristy of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA.

1.3 Numerical simulation of a laboratory tornado simulator capable of translation
Ryan Honerkamp*1 and Guirong Yan1
1Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65409, USA.

1.4 High-resolution numerical simulations of the interactions of tornadoes with terrain and buildings
Anthony E. Reinhart*1,2, David J. Bodine3, Martin Satrio3,4, Franklin T. Lombardo5, and Takashi Maruyama6
1Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, Norman, OK; 2National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK; 3Advanced Radar Research Center, Norman, OK; 4School of Meteorology, Norman, OK; 5University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; 6Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

1.5 Effect of few sine waves as inflow turbulence on building peak pressure
Zahra Mansouri*1 and R. Panneer Selvam1
1DR.BELL 4190 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA.

1.6 Comparison of tornado wind field with experiment and effect of chamber geometry on vortex touchdown
Sumit Verma*1 and R. Panneer Selvam1
1BELL 4190 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

* Presenting author