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The Resource Wind energy meteorology : atmospheric physics for wind power generation, Stefan Emeis

Wind energy meteorology : atmospheric physics for wind power generation, Stefan Emeis

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Wind energy meteorology : atmospheric physics for wind power generation
Title
Wind energy meteorology
Title remainder
atmospheric physics for wind power generation
Statement of responsibility
Stefan Emeis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to the meteorological boundary conditions for power generation from onshore and offshore wind, this book reviews the derivation of wind laws and wind profile descriptions, and discusses the efficiency of large wind parks and their wakes
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Emeis, Stefan
Dewey number
551.5
Index
index present
LC call number
QC861.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Green energy and technology,
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  • Atmospheric physics
  • Engineering meteorology
  • Wind power
  • Energy
  • Renewable and Green Energy
  • Meteorology
  • Geophysics and Environmental Physics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Environmental Physics
  • Energy Efficiency
Label
Wind energy meteorology : atmospheric physics for wind power generation, Stefan Emeis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface of the Second Edition; Preface of the First Edition; Contents; List of Figures; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Scope of the Book; 1.2 Overview of Existing Literature; 1.3 History of Wind Energy Generation; 1.4 Potential of Wind Energy Generation; 1.5 Present Status of Wind Energy Generation; 1.6 Structure of This Book; References; 2 Wind Regimes; 2.1 Global Circulation; 2.2 Driving Forces; 2.2.1 Hydrostatic Equation; 2.2.2 Momentum Budget Equations for the Wind; 2.3 Geostrophic Winds and Gradient Winds; 2.4 Thermal Winds; 2.5 Boundary Layer Winds; 2.6 Thunderstorm Gusts and Tornados
  • 2.6.1 Thunderstorm Gusts2.6.2 Tornadoes; 2.7 Air Density; 2.8 Thermal Stratification of the Air; 2.8.1 The Geostrophic Drag Law; References; 3 Vertical Profiles Over Flat Terrain; 3.1 Surface Layer (Prandtl Layer); 3.1.1 Logarithmic Wind Profile; 3.1.1.1 Neutral Stratification; 3.1.1.2 Unstable Stratification; 3.1.1.3 Stable Stratification; 3.1.2 Power Law; 3.1.3 Comparison Between Logarithmic and Power Law; 3.1.4 Vertical Gust Profile with Large Wind Speeds; 3.2 Profile Laws Above the Surface Layer; 3.2.1 Ekman Layer Equations; 3.2.2 Inertial Oscillations in the Ekman Layer
  • 3.2.3 Vertical Wind Profiles in the Ekman Layer3.2.4 Unified Description of the Wind Profile for the Boundary Layer; 3.2.4.1 Neutral Conditions; 3.2.4.2 Non-neutral Conditions; 3.3 Spectra; 3.4 Diurnal Variations of the Wind Profile; 3.4.1 Vertical Profiles of the Weibull Parameters; 3.4.2 Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.1 Origin of Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.2 Frequency of Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.3 Vertical Wind Profiles Below the Jet Core; 3.5 Internal Boundary Layers; 3.6 Wind and Turbulence Profiles Over Forests; 3.7 Winds in Cities; 3.7.1 Characteristics of Urban Boundary Layers
  • 3.7.2 Vertical Profiles of Wind and Turbulence3.7.3 Special Flow Phenomena in Urban Canopy Layers; 3.8 Summary for Flat Terrain; References; 4 Winds in Complex Terrain; 4.1 Characteristics of Boundary Layers Over Complex Terrain; 4.1.1 Mountain and Valley Winds; 4.1.2 Katabatic Winds; 4.2 Wind Profiles Over a Hill; 4.2.1 Potential Flow; 4.2.2 Modified Potential Flow: Addition of an Inner Layer; 4.2.3 Modified Potential Flow: Consideration of Thermal Stability; 4.2.4 Weibull Parameters Over a Hill; 4.3 Wind Profiles Over an Escarpment; 4.4 Terrain Ruggedness; 4.5 Spectra
  • 4.6 Diurnal Variation4.7 Summary for Complex Terrain; References; 5 Offshore Winds; 5.1 Characteristics of Marine Boundary Layers; 5.1.1 Sea Surface Roughness and Drag Coefficient; 5.1.2 Fetch and Stability-Dependent Wave Formation; 5.1.3 Extreme Wave Heights; 5.1.4 Wave Age; 5.1.5 Impact of the Vertical Moisture Profile; 5.1.6 Annual and Diurnal Variations; 5.2 Vertical Profiles; 5.3 Extreme Wind Speeds; 5.4 Turbulence; 5.4.1 Turbulence Intensity; 5.4.2 Wind Speed Variances; 5.4.3 Turbulence Length Scales and Inclination Angles; 5.4.4 Gust Events; 5.5 Weibull Parameter; 5.6 Coastal Effects
Control code
SPR1030303480
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319728599
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72859-9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1030303480
  • (OCoLC)1030303480
Label
Wind energy meteorology : atmospheric physics for wind power generation, Stefan Emeis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface of the Second Edition; Preface of the First Edition; Contents; List of Figures; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Scope of the Book; 1.2 Overview of Existing Literature; 1.3 History of Wind Energy Generation; 1.4 Potential of Wind Energy Generation; 1.5 Present Status of Wind Energy Generation; 1.6 Structure of This Book; References; 2 Wind Regimes; 2.1 Global Circulation; 2.2 Driving Forces; 2.2.1 Hydrostatic Equation; 2.2.2 Momentum Budget Equations for the Wind; 2.3 Geostrophic Winds and Gradient Winds; 2.4 Thermal Winds; 2.5 Boundary Layer Winds; 2.6 Thunderstorm Gusts and Tornados
  • 2.6.1 Thunderstorm Gusts2.6.2 Tornadoes; 2.7 Air Density; 2.8 Thermal Stratification of the Air; 2.8.1 The Geostrophic Drag Law; References; 3 Vertical Profiles Over Flat Terrain; 3.1 Surface Layer (Prandtl Layer); 3.1.1 Logarithmic Wind Profile; 3.1.1.1 Neutral Stratification; 3.1.1.2 Unstable Stratification; 3.1.1.3 Stable Stratification; 3.1.2 Power Law; 3.1.3 Comparison Between Logarithmic and Power Law; 3.1.4 Vertical Gust Profile with Large Wind Speeds; 3.2 Profile Laws Above the Surface Layer; 3.2.1 Ekman Layer Equations; 3.2.2 Inertial Oscillations in the Ekman Layer
  • 3.2.3 Vertical Wind Profiles in the Ekman Layer3.2.4 Unified Description of the Wind Profile for the Boundary Layer; 3.2.4.1 Neutral Conditions; 3.2.4.2 Non-neutral Conditions; 3.3 Spectra; 3.4 Diurnal Variations of the Wind Profile; 3.4.1 Vertical Profiles of the Weibull Parameters; 3.4.2 Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.1 Origin of Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.2 Frequency of Low-Level Jets; 3.4.2.3 Vertical Wind Profiles Below the Jet Core; 3.5 Internal Boundary Layers; 3.6 Wind and Turbulence Profiles Over Forests; 3.7 Winds in Cities; 3.7.1 Characteristics of Urban Boundary Layers
  • 3.7.2 Vertical Profiles of Wind and Turbulence3.7.3 Special Flow Phenomena in Urban Canopy Layers; 3.8 Summary for Flat Terrain; References; 4 Winds in Complex Terrain; 4.1 Characteristics of Boundary Layers Over Complex Terrain; 4.1.1 Mountain and Valley Winds; 4.1.2 Katabatic Winds; 4.2 Wind Profiles Over a Hill; 4.2.1 Potential Flow; 4.2.2 Modified Potential Flow: Addition of an Inner Layer; 4.2.3 Modified Potential Flow: Consideration of Thermal Stability; 4.2.4 Weibull Parameters Over a Hill; 4.3 Wind Profiles Over an Escarpment; 4.4 Terrain Ruggedness; 4.5 Spectra
  • 4.6 Diurnal Variation4.7 Summary for Complex Terrain; References; 5 Offshore Winds; 5.1 Characteristics of Marine Boundary Layers; 5.1.1 Sea Surface Roughness and Drag Coefficient; 5.1.2 Fetch and Stability-Dependent Wave Formation; 5.1.3 Extreme Wave Heights; 5.1.4 Wave Age; 5.1.5 Impact of the Vertical Moisture Profile; 5.1.6 Annual and Diurnal Variations; 5.2 Vertical Profiles; 5.3 Extreme Wind Speeds; 5.4 Turbulence; 5.4.1 Turbulence Intensity; 5.4.2 Wind Speed Variances; 5.4.3 Turbulence Length Scales and Inclination Angles; 5.4.4 Gust Events; 5.5 Weibull Parameter; 5.6 Coastal Effects
Control code
SPR1030303480
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319728599
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-72859-9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1030303480
  • (OCoLC)1030303480

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