Extreme value analysis of icing events

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    Abstract

    It is shown that the conventional theoretical analysis of the recurrence of icing storms fails. An alternative emprirical method is proposed and the effectiveness of this method is demonstrated by applying it to the january 1998 ice strom in Canada.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIWAIS 2002: the 10th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible
    Event10th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures, IWAIS 2002 - Brno, Czech Republic
    Duration: 17 Jun 200220 Jun 2002
    Conference number: 10

    Conference

    Conference10th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures, IWAIS 2002
    Abbreviated titleIWAIS
    CountryCzech Republic
    CityBrno
    Period17/06/0220/06/02

    Keywords

    • design loads
    • icing
    • probabilistic design
    • extreme value analysis
    • recurrence

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    Makkonen, L. (2002). Extreme value analysis of icing events. In IWAIS 2002: the 10th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures [8-6]