Calculating U,V and W components of Wind Speed

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Calculating U,V and W components of Wind Speed

Postby Kaushalkishore » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:24 am

Hi, I have the wind data for several years and i just wanted to know how to compute the U, V and W components of the wind speed from the magnitude and direction.

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Re: Calculating U,V and W components of Wind Speed

Postby Gordon-Loomberah » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:39 am

Welcome to the Energy Matters Forums Kaushalkishore :)

Assuming your wind measurements were taken above level ground, high enough to avoid surface turbulence, the W component will be fairly close to zero. U and V info / calculations are easily found online, such as:

http://tornado.sfsu.edu/geosciences/cla ... ction.html

https://www.aprweather.com/pages/wind.htm
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