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Characterizing the turbulent wind flow near a wind barrier using a data set collected with an array of sonic anemometers, by Yansen Wang ... [and others], (electronic resource)

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Characterizing the turbulent wind flow near a wind barrier using a data set collected with an array of sonic anemometers
Title
Characterizing the turbulent wind flow near a wind barrier using a data set collected with an array of sonic anemometers
Statement of responsibility
by Yansen Wang ... [and others]
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An array of 10 sonic anemometers was used to observe the mean wind and turbulence near an artificial wind barrier at the High Speed Test Track facility on Holloman Air Force Base, NM. In order to test the effectiveness of such barriers in reducing cross-track winds, a prototype barrier was constructed using a polyester screen material rated as providing 30% porosity. The barrier dimensions were 100 m in length and 5 m in height. Turbulent wind data, with 20 Hz sampling frequency, were collected continuously over a four-day period using 10 sonic anemometers arranged in an array across the middle of the wind barrier. This report reviews literature related to this research and test, and describes the experimental design of the wind barrier and instrumentation. The document also reports on the analysis method and preliminary results of the mean wind and turbulent characteristics at the leeside of the wind barrier. The influences of wind direction and the atmospheric surface layer stability condition on the barrier effectiveness are also investigated. The report provides some suggestions on possible improvements for a future full-scale wind barrier construction based on the field test results
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DTICE
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Wang, Yansen
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Series statement
ARL-TR
Series volume
4834
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winds
  • Meteorology
  • Structural engineering and building technology
  • Wind
  • Test and evaluation
  • Wind direction
  • Barriers
  • Polyester plastics
  • Documents
  • Air force facilities
  • Anemometers
  • Turbulence
  • Field tests
  • Experimental design
  • Data bases
  • Prototypes
Target audience
adult
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Characterizing the turbulent wind flow near a wind barrier using a data set collected with an array of sonic anemometers, by Yansen Wang ... [and others], (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF title screen (viewed on Aug. 20, 2009)
  • "May 2009."
  • Final report
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
426123079
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 20 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
(GPO)20092362
Label
Characterizing the turbulent wind flow near a wind barrier using a data set collected with an array of sonic anemometers, by Yansen Wang ... [and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from PDF title screen (viewed on Aug. 20, 2009)
  • "May 2009."
  • Final report
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
426123079
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 20 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
System control number
(GPO)20092362

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