William Melbourne

Emeritus Prof

1975 …2014

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2011

A novel trap for quantifying the dispersal of seeds by wind

Morris, K., Raulings, E., Melbourne, W., Mac Nally, R. C. & Thompson, R., 2011, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 22, 5, p. 807 - 817 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Atmospheric winds and their implications for microair vehicles

Watkins, S., Milbank, J., Loxton, B. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Nov 2006, In : AIAA Journal. 44, 11, p. 2591-2600 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

130 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Aspects of the dynamic wind-induced response of structures and codification

Tamura, Y., Kareem, A., Solari, G., Kwok, K. C. S., Holmes, J. D. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 2005, In : Wind and Structures. 8, 4, p. 251-268 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Probability Distribution of Dispersion from a Model Plume in Turbulent Wind

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 2000, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 271 - 285 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Effect of Turbulence on a Plan-Convex Circular Disk

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1999, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 467 - 478 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Effects of Freestream Turbulence on Streamwise Pressure Measured on a Square-section Cylinder

Saathoff, P. & Melbourne, W. H., 1999, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 61 - 78 18 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Probabilistic Characteristics of Pressure Fluctuations in Separated and Reattaching Flows for Various Free-stream Turbulence

Li, Q. S., Calderone, I. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1999, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 125 - 145 21 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

The Effect of Large-scale Turbulence on Pressure Fluctuations in Separated and Reattaching Flows

Li, Q. S. & Melbourne, W. H., 1999, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 159 - 169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

Turbulence effects on surface pressures of rectangular cylinders

Li, Q. S. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1999, In : Wind and Structures. 2, 4, p. 253-266 14 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
1998
9 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Effects of free-stream turbulence on surface pressure fluctuations in a separation bubble

Saathoff, P. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1997, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. p. 1 - 24 24 p.

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87 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the cross-wind response of masts and structural members

Melbourne, W. H., 1997, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 91 - 103 13 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Pressures on a 1/10 scale model of the Texas Tech Building

Cheung, J. C., Holmes, J. D., Melbourne, W. H., Lakshmanan, N. & Bowditch, P., 1997, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 529 - 538 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Sectional lift forces for an oscillating circular cylinder in smooth and turbulent flows

Blackburn, H. M. & Melbourne, W. H., 1997, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. p. 413 - 431 19 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Status of building aerodynamics research

Melbourne, W. H., 1997, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. p. 135 - 137 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1996

The effect of free-stream turbulence on sectional lift forces on a circular cylinder

Blackburn, H. M. & Melbourne, W. H., 10 Jan 1996, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 306, p. 267-292 26 p.

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60 Citations (Scopus)
1995
61 Citations (Scopus)

Building downwash of plumes and plume interactions

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1995, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 54-55, C, p. 543-548 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Chain dampers for control of wind-induced vibration of tower and mast structures

Koss, L. L. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1995, In : Engineering Structures. 17, 9, p. 622-625 4 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

The response of large roofs to wind action

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1995, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 54-55, C, p. 325-335 11 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Dispersion modelling in convective wind flows

Melbourne, W. H., Taylor, T. J. & Grainger, C. F., 1 Jan 1994, In : Atmospheric Environment. 28, 11, p. 1879-1885 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

The full-scale significance, on glass cladding panels, of data obtained from wind tunnel measurements of pressure fluctuations on building cladding

Calderone, I., Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1994, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 53, 1-2, p. 247-259 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
1993
4 Citations (Scopus)

The behaviour of glass under wind loading

Calderone, I. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1993, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 48, 1, p. 81-94 14 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Turbulence and the leading edge phenomenon

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1993, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 49, 1-3, p. 45-63 19 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
1992

Accelerations and comfort criteria for buildings undergoing complex motions

Melbourne, W. H. & Palmer, T. R., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 41, 1-3, p. 105-116 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

Interference between two circular cylinders in tandem in turbulent flow

Zhang, H. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 41, 1-3, p. 589-600 12 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Lift on an oscillating cylinder in smooth and turbulent flow

Blackburn, H. M. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 41, 1-3, p. 79-90 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Operating ranges of meteorological wind tunnels for the simulation of convective boundary layer (CBL) phenomena

Meroney, R. N. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Oct 1992, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 61, 1-2, p. 145-174 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Torsional moments of tall buildings

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 42, 1-3, p. 1125-1126 2 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
1989

The generation of peak pressures in separated/reattaching flows

Saathoff, P. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1989, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 32, 1-2, p. 121-134 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

62 Citations (Scopus)
1988

Engineering structures - towers, cables wind pressures and fatigue

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1988, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 30, 1-3, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reducing the wind loading on large cantilevered roofs

Melbourne, W. H. & Cheung, J. C. K., 1 Jan 1988, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 28, 1-3, p. 401-410 10 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Wind loading on a porous roof

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1988, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 29, 1-3, p. 19-28 10 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
1987

Design pressure distribution on circular silos with conical roofs

Sabransky, I. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1987, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 26, 1, p. 65-84 20 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Freestream turbulence and wind tunnel blockage effects on streamwise surface pressures

Saathoff, P. J. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1987, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 26, 3, p. 353-370 18 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
1986

The aerodynamic admittance of two-dimensional rectangular section cylinders in smooth flow

Jancauskas, E. D. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1986, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 23, C, p. 395-408 14 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
1983

Response to wind action of 265-m Mount Isa stack

Melbourne, W. H., Cheung, J. C. K. & Goddard, C. R., 1 Jan 1983, In : Journal of Structural Engineering. 109, 11, p. 2561-2577 17 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Turbulence effects on some aerodynamic parameters of a circular cylinder at supercritical numbers

Cheung, J. C. K. & Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1983, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 14, 1-3, p. 399-410 12 p.

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78 Citations (Scopus)
1980

Comparison of measurements on the CAARC standard tall building model in simulated model wind flows

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1980, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 6, 1-2, p. 73-88 16 p.

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136 Citations (Scopus)
1978

Criteria for environmental wind conditions

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1978, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 3, 2-3, p. 241-249 9 p.

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124 Citations (Scopus)

Wind environment studies in Australia

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1978, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 3, 2-3, p. 201-214 14 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
1975

Probability distributions of response of BHP house to wind action and model comparisons

Melbourne, W. H., 1 Jan 1975, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 1, C, p. 167-175 9 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)