Research shows scale models effective for predicting storm damage to wood-frame buildings

Journal Reference: Sean Duncan, Daniel Cox, Andre R. Barbosa, Pedro Lomónaco, Hyoungsu Park, Mohammad S. Alam, Caileen Yu. Physical modeling of progressive damage and failure of wood-frame coastal residential structures due to surge and wave forces. Coastal Engineering, 2021; 169: 103959 DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2021.103959 “We wanted to establish a way to build scaled wood-frame specimens that … Read more