wind velocity


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wind velocity

The horizontal direction and speed of air motion.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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On the brink of the cliff crest, because of the generated streams ascending along the steep slope (58[degrees]) as well as the appearing grass cover, the wind velocity decreased dramatically at the height of 0.2 m, while at a higher level (0.5-2.0 m) it increased significantly (convergence in isovels of the wind flow; Fig.
They weaken the average wind velocity overall and strengthen turbulent wind motion.
The turbine provides roughly 1/10 of nominal output--[P.sub.n] at nominal wind velocity - [v.sub.W] = 10m/s.
As said before, the wind velocity can change the effects of heat island.
Even the elliptical shaped towers of the BWTC act as aerofoils and funnel and accelerate the wind velocity from the adjacent Gulf coast breeze, providing a renewable source of energy for the building
In these cases the average wind speed and average air flow, calculated from average wind velocity components, are completely different quantities.
A variable speed drive and a programmable controller from ABB have significantly reduced the energy bill for running a fountain in the middle of a Cornish boating lake by more than half and also lowers the height of the fountain whenever the wind velocity becomes an issue.
Play was immediately stopped and the situation turned worse as a norwester with high wind velocity raged accompanied by rains, tossing into the air the tarpaulin sheets, covering the wicket and the outfield.
The sail-shaped skyscrapers act as aerofoils, funnelling and accelerating the wind velocity between them.
The maximum wind velocity of the White Oval increased from 120 meters per second (270 miles per hour) in 1979 to more than 180 meters per second today.
This model, also known as the SNL (Sandia National Laboratories) model, uses ambient temperature [T.sub.a], global solar irradiance G, and wind velocity [v.sub.w] as inputs to calculate PV module temperature [T.sub.PV].