Accession Number : AD0712789

Title :   NOTE ON THE CHOICE OF ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN FROUDE SCALING OF WIND STRESSES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : HYDRONAUTICS INC LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s) : Wu,Jin

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Extending previously proposed Froude scaling of wind-stress coefficients, the present note suggests the appropriate anemometer heights for different wind fetches, and proposes a procedure of obtaining the wind stress by a single wind velocity measurement at this suggested anemometer height. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WIND, INTERACTIONS), (*ANEMOMETERS, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY)), BOUNDARY LAYER, THICKNESS, WATER WAVES

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE