Wind Engineering with Uncertainty Quantification Application

Frank McKenna , Abiy F. Melaku , Fei Ding , Jiawei Wan , Peter Mackenzie-Helnwein , Wael Elhaddad , Michael Gardner , Dae Kun Kwon

The Wind Engineering with Uncertainty Quantification Application (WE-UQ app) is an open-source research application that can be used to predict the response of a building subjected to wind loading events. The application is focused on quantifying the uncertainties in the predicted response, given the uncertainties in models, wind loads, and analysis. The computations are performed in a workflow application that will run on either the user’s local machine or on a high-performance computer made available by DesignSafe.

This document covers the features and capabilities of Version 3.2 of the tool. Users are encouraged to comment on what additional features and capabilities they would like to see in future versions of the application through the Message Board.


Frank McKenna, NHERI SimCenter, UC Berkeley,



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