Wind Wizard

Alan G. Davenport and the Art of Wind Engineering

Wind Wizard: Alan G. Davenport and the Art of Wind Engineering

“Recommended.”

—SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN


“An unlikely gem.”

—NATURE, Allan McRobie, University of Cambridge


“Fascinating insights into some of civil engineering’s greatest achievements, and closest shaves…remind[ing] us how much we rely on wind engineering: from portable toilets to space rockets… With climate change making violent storms like Sandy more common, the story of the wind wizard has never been more relevant.”

—NEW SCIENTIST, Ben Crystall


“A masterpiece of science writing at its best: informative, interesting, and entertaining.”

—Amir Aczel, author of Fermat’s Last Theorem and Finding Zero


“A winning, enlightening investigation into wind engineering and the man who made the airwaves speak.”

—KIRKUS REVIEWS (Starred Review)


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