2015-6-23-tornado-damage

Tornado Damage Assessment: OK & TX

DonanEngineering Forensic Engineer, Forensic Engineering, Hail and Wind, Structural Damage & Collapse

Texas and Oklahoma After a tornado event, devastation and destruction are found along the tornado path.  Due to the wood-framed construction predominant in Texas and Oklahoma, extensive damage to a house can occur.  But how do you know whether visible cracks in the Sheetrock or brick finishes are just cosmetic damage or the signs of structural failure? During a tornado, …

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Tornado Damage Assessment

DonanEngineering

After a tornado event, devastation and destruction are found along the tornado path.  In areas where wood-framed construction is predominant, extensive damage to a house can occur.  How do you know whether visible cracks in the Sheetrock or brick finishes are just cosmetic damage or the signs of structural failure? During a tornado, the winds that encounter a house are …