Document Type : Original Article

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Department of Civil Engineering, Damghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Damghan, Iran

**Abstract**

Tall buildings are subject to wind loads as one of the effective lateral loads. An analysis of the effect of wind on Milad Tower is presented in this research. The wind tunnel testing results and numerical modelling implemented in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) using ANSYS software. For the numerical simulation, the K-epsilon model has been used. The study evaluated the flow around the tower in several deformation states and compared it with a model where the tower is modeled rigidly in the wind tunnel. The maximum coefficient of negative pressure (suction) at the top of the tower structure equals to -1.95, which occurs at q =90^{o}, and the maximum coefficient of the positive pressure equals _{+}1. Since the buildings near the tower are located a short distance from the tower, the shed's structure, which is located near the tower, has also been investigated. With the aid of Tecplot software. The wind pressure coefficients obtained from the wind tunnel test were plotted. As part of the wind loading analysis in the single-span and two-span shed models, the model is rotated with a step of 5^{o} relative to the direction of wind application, and wind pressure is recorded.

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