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