2016-2017 General Catalog 
    Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATMOS 5270 - Wind Power Meteorology

1.5 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisites:   AND (  OR  ).
Components: Lecture

Siting of wind turbines, regional wind resource assessment, and short-term prediction of the wind resource. Aspects of boundary layer meteorology important for wind energy: wind profiles and shear, turbulence and gusts, and extreme winds. Wind climate analysis, wind resource estimation and siting, and their relation to local topography and surface features. Meteorological models used for estimation and prediction of the wind: their types, inputs, limitations, and requirements.

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