Accession Number:

AD0637728

Title:

THE SPECTRAL STRUCTURE OF TURBULENCE IN A FREE ATMOSPHERE BASED ON DATA OBTAINED BY AIRCRAFT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

REDSTONE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION CENTER REDSTONE ARSENAL AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE