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Organiser: Paul Freathy



The next WES UK Conference will be held in 2016.

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Instructions for Authors Venue & Directions Accommodation Programme
The 11th UK Conference on Wind Engineering WES-2014 will explore developments, projects, and techniques from the field of wind engineering.

Interest in these conferences is strong, typically attracting over sixty delegates, including several from overseas reflecting the widespread expertise and interest in the topic world-wide.
The format of the conference will include invited lectures to review key areas and stimulate discussion within the sessions. Other papers will be selected for presentation by the Scientific Committee. Link to the
preliminary programme and instructions for authors.

The UK Wind Engineering Society has organised biennial conferences since 1992, and they have developed a well-deserved reputation for being friendly and informative meetings. The conferences have a proudly held tradition of welcoming new delegates and speakers, especially encouraging young engineers, designers and scientists to take part and present new ideas. They provide a forum where information can be exchanged and advice sought freely, in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.
Wind Engineering is a wide ranging multi-disciplinary subject that has developed over the last few decades, and is concerned with the effects of wind on the natural and built environment. These effects can be both catastrophic, leading to the failure of major buildings or other structures, or can lead to discomfort and disruption.

Any topic that falls into this definition of wind engineering may be proposed for presentation at the conference. We are especially keen to encourage both original research and also the practical application of wind engineering in the built environment.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to,
• The structure of boundary layer winds.
• Classification, identification and description of severe storms.
• Wind loads on buildings and structures.
• Wind effects in urban areas including building climatology.
• Wind energy.
• Ventilation of buildings.
• Transportation, entrainment and deposition of pollutants and particulate matter.
• Full scale measurements. Physical and numerical modelling methods.
• Vehicle aerodynamics, including train and ship stability problems.
• Tunnel airflow problems.
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