THE SPECTRAL STRUCTURE OF TURBULENCE IN A FREE ATMOSPHERE BASED ON DATA OBTAINED BY AIRCRAFT
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On the basis of the analysis of experimental data on turbulence obtained by a TU-104 aircraft, this article examines the energy spectrum of the vertical velocity component of turbulent gusts in a temperature-stratified atmosphere. The relationship between the spectra of the vertical and horizontal component in a stably stratified atmosphere is also examined. The measurements of the gust loads in a narrow band of frequencies wave numbers make it possible to obtain the dispersions in the velocities of gusts in a wide range of scales.
- Atmospheric Physics