Publications

  1. Smith, D.A., F.J. Masters, and A.G. Chowdhury: Wind resistance of roofing field tiles: characterizing wind-induced load interaction. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Accepted for Publication
  2. Chen, S, M. Leeman, B. English, F. Masters, J. Pinelli, W. Pang, J. Rullan-Rodriguez, P. Satyanarayana, J. Calvo, B. Murugan and C. Natarajan, 2016: Basic Structure System Rating of Post-Hurricane Haiyan Structures in Tacloban and East Guiuan, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000872.
  3. Chen, S., B.J. English, A.B. Kennedy, M.E. Leeman, F.J. Masters, J.P. Pinelli, W. Pang, J.A. Rullan-Rodriguez, J. Calvo and F. Briones: ASCE Hurricane Haiyan (Yolanda) disaster investigation in the Philippines. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Accepted for Publication.
  4. Agdas, D.A., K. Frost, F.J. Masters, 2015: Energy Use assessment of educational buildings: toward a campus-wide sustainable energy policy. Sustainable Cities and Society, 17, 15-21.
  5. Gilman, E.F., J. Meisbauer, F.J. Masters, 2015: Structural Pruning Effects on Stem and Trunk Strain in Wind, Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 45, 3-10.
  6. Miesbauer, J., E. Gilman, F.J. Masters, and S. Nitesh*, 2014: Impact of branch orientation on breaking stress in Liriodendron tulipifera, L. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 13(3), DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2014.05.002.
  7. Prevatt, D.O., K. McBride, D. Roueche and F.J. Masters, 2014: Wind uplift capacity of foam-retrofitted roof sheathing panels subjected to water intrusion. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000151
  8. Miller, C., J.-A. Balderrama and F. Masters, 2014: Aspects of observed gust factors in landfalling tropical cyclones: gust components, terrain, and upstream fetch effects, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, DOI: 10.1007/s10546-014-9989-0
  9. Smith, D.A., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2014: A historical perspective on the wind resistance of concrete and clay roofing tiles. RCI Interface, Vol. XXXII, No. 10, 22-36.
  10. *Laboy-Rodriguez, S., K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 2014: Revisiting the directionality factor in ASCE-7. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 133, 225-233, DOI: 10.1016/j.jweia.2014.06.011.
  11. *Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, D.O Prevatt and K.R. Gurley, 2014: Wind uplift resistance of artificially and naturally aged asphalt shingles. Journal of Architectural Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000158.
  12. *Dixon, C.R., F.J. Masters, D.O. Prevatt, K.R. Gurley and J.A. Peterka, 2014: The influence of unsealing on the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 13-, 30-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2014.03.016
  13. Baheru, T., A.G. Chowdhury, G. Bitsuamlak, F.J. Masters and A. Tokay, 2014: Simulation of wind-driven rain associated with tropical storms and hurricanes using the 12-fan Wall of Wind. Building and Environment, 76, 18-29, DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.03.002
  14. Kosiba, K., J. Wurman, F.J. Masters, P. Robinson and C. Alexander, 2013: Mapping of near-surface winds in Hurricane Rita using fine-scale radar, anemometer, and land-use data. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 4337–4349.
  15. Jung, S. and F.J. Masters, 2013: Characterization of open and suburban hurricane boundary layer wind turbulence in 2008 Hurricane Ike. Wind and Structures, 17, 135-162.
  16. Friedrich, K., S. Higgins, F.J. Masters, C.R. Lopez*, 2013: Articulating and stationary PARSIVEL disdrometer measurements in conditions with strong winds and heavy rainfall. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30, 2063-2080.
  17. *Alexander, C.L. F.J. Masters, M.J. Morrison and S. Bolton, 2013: Wind resistance of vented vinyl and aluminum residential soffit panel systems. Journal of Disaster Research, 8(6), 1103-1113.
  18. *Laboy, S., D. Smith, K.R. Gurley and F.J. Masters, 2013: Roof tile frangibility and puncture of metal window shutters. Wind and Structures, 17, 185-202.
  19. Webster, G.A., D.A. Agdas, F.J. Masters and C.L. Cook, 2013: Prior Storm Experience Moderates Water Surge Perception and Risk. PLOS ONE, 8(5): e62477. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062477.
  20. Aung, N.N., Y. Jihong, and F.J. Masters, 2013: Simulation of non-Gaussian wind pressure fields on domed structures. Journal of Chinese Institute of Engineers, 36 (2), 257-271.
  21. *Shen, S., F.J. Masters, H. Upjohn II and C.C. Ferraro, 2013. Structural resistance of fiberglass/polyol-iso foam composite panels. Composite Structures, 99, 419-432.
  22. Friedrich, K., K.A. Kalina, F.J. Masters and C.R. Lopez*, 2012: Drop-size distributions in thunderstorms measured by optical disdrometers during VORTEX2. Monthly Weather Review, 141, 1182-1203.
  23. Agdas, D., G.D. Webster and F.J. Masters, 2012: Wind speed perception and risk. PLOS ONE, 7(11): e49944. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049944.
  24. *Smith, J.T., F.J. Masters, Z. Liu and T.A. Reinhold, 2012: A simple technique to simulate prescribed boundary layer flow conditions in a multiple controlled fan wind tunnel. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 109, 79-88.
  25. *Dixon, C., F.J. Masters, K.R. Gurley and D.O. Prevatt, 2012: A historical perspective of the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. RCI Interface, 5, 4-14.
  26. Aung, N.N., Y. Jihong, and F.J. Masters, 2012: Simulation of multivariate non-Gaussian wind pressure on spherical latticed structures. Wind and Structures, 15(3), 223-245.
  27. *Balderrama, J.A., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2012. Peak factor estimation in hurricane surface winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 102, 1-13.
  28. Gurley, K.R. and F.J. Masters, 2011: Post 2004 hurricane field survey of residential building performance. Natural Hazards Review, 12, 177-183.
  29. *Balderrama, J.A., F.J. Masters, K.R. Gurley, D.O. Prevatt, L.D. Aponte-Bermudez, T.A. Reinhold, J.-P. Pinelli, C.S. Subramanian, S.D. Schiff, and A.G. Chowdhury, 2011: The Florida Coastal Monitoring Program (FCMP): A review. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 99(9), 979-995.
  30. Zhang, J.A., P. Zhu, F.J. Masters, R.R. Rogers, and F.D. Marks, 2011: On momentum transport and dissipative heating during hurricane landfalls. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 68, 1397–1404.
  31. *Lopez, C.R., F.J. Masters, and S. Bolton, 2011: Water penetration resistance of residential window and wall systems subjected to steady, rapid pulsed and fluctuating wind load pressures. Building and Environment, 46, 1329-1342.
  32. Gilman, E.F., F.J. Masters, C. Harchick and M. Paz, 2010: Root growth and lateral stability of live oak following different planting treatments. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 36, 281–291.
  33. Zhu, P., J.A. Zhang, and F.J. Masters, 2010: Wavelet analyses of turbulence in the hurricane boundary layer. Journal of Atmospheric Science, 67, 3793–3805.
  34. Masters, F.J., P.J. Vickery, P. Bacon*, and E.N. Rappaport, 2010: Toward objective, standardized intensity estimates from surface wind speed observations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1665-1682.
  35. *Fernandez, G., F.J. Masters and K.R. Gurley, 2010: Performance of hurricane shutters under impact by roof tiles. Engineering Structures, 32, 3384-3393.
  36. Johnson, E., R.A. Cook, F.J. Masters, and M. Ansley, 2010: Development of hurricane resistant traffic signal structures. Engineering Structures, 33(2), 357-367.
  37. Masters, F.J., H.W. Tieleman, and J.A. Balderrama*, 2010: Surface wind measurements in three gulf coast hurricanes of 2005. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98, 533-547.
  38. Prevatt, D.O., L. Dupigny-Giroux, and F.J. Masters, 2010: Engineering perspectives on reducing hurricane damage to housing in CARICOM Caribbean islands. Natural Hazards Review, 11(4), 140-150.
  39. Masters, F.J., K.R. Gurley, N. Shah*, and G. Fernandez*, 2010: Vulnerability of residential window glass to lightweight windborne debris. Engineering Structures, 32(4), 911-921.
  40. Liu, Z., H. Pogorzelski, F. Masters, S. Tezak and T. Reinold, 2010: Surviving nature’s fury: performance of asphalt shingle roofs in the real world. RCI Interface, Vol. XXVIII, 10, 29-44.
  41. *Salzano, C.T., F.J. Masters, and J.D. Katsaros, 2010. Water penetration resistance of residential window installation options for hurricane-prone areas. Building and Environment, 45(6), 1373-1388.
  42. Masters, F.J. and K.R. Gurley, 2010: Multivariate stochastic interpolation of wind pressure on low-rise structures. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 98(4-5), 226-235.
  43. Vickery, P.J., F.J. Masters, M.D. Powell, and D. Wadheraa, 2009: Hurricane hazard modeling: the past, present and future. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 97(7-8), 392-405.
  44. Yu, B., A.G. Chowdhury, and F.J. Masters, 2008: Hurricane power spectra, co-spectra, and integral length scales. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 129(3), 411-430.
  45. Gilman, E., F.J. Masters, and J. Grabosky, 2008: Pruning affects tree movement in hurricane force wind. Journal of Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 34(1), 18-26.
  46. Masters, F. and Gurley, K.R., 2003: Non-Gaussian simulation: CDF map-based spectral correction. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129(12), 1418-1428.
  47. Graham, L.L., K.R. Gurley, and F. Masters, 2003. Non-Gaussian simulation of local moving-window technique. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 18(3), 223-234.