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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 926253, 22 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/926253
Research Article

A Method for Estimation of Extreme Values of Wind Pressure on Buildings Based on the Generalized Extreme-Value Theory

State Key Laboratory for Disaster Deduction in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China

Received 22 August 2013; Revised 12 December 2013; Accepted 15 December 2013; Published 21 January 2014

Academic Editor: Usik Lee

Copyright © 2014 Yong Quan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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