Hurricane Engineering I
Instructor Information
Level of Instruction
     This class was intended for upperclassmen engineering undergraduates.  Prerequisite courses in Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, and Structural Mechanics are recommended.
Textbook
Required Books:
ASCE, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE 7-02, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2002.

Mehta and Delahay, Guide to the Use of Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-02, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2003.

Draft chapters from Hurricane Engineering:  Planning, Analysis, Design, Response, and Recovery of Civil Engineering Systems, being written LSU Civil Engineering faculty.

References:
Several FEMA publications on design for flood resistant construction will be used as references.  FEMA publications are available by calling FEMA’s Distribution Center at 1-800-480-2520.

FEMA and FIA, Building Performance:  Hurricane Andrew in Florida, FIA-22, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Insurance Administration, 1993.

FEMA, Coastal Construction Manual, FEMA-55, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1986.

FEMA, Design Guidelines for Flood Damage Reduction, FEMA-15, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1981.
Sample Exams and Homework Problems
    
Sample exams and homework problems can be obtained by emailing a request to the LSU Hurricane Center.  See the Contact Us page for information.