wind speed


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wind speed

[′win ‚spēd]
(meteorology)
The rate of motion of air.
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Two geographically dispersed wind plants might encounter the same long time-scale wind speed fluctuations whilst encountering completely distinct shorter time-scale wind speed fluctuations.
In this paper, a hybrid model that combines Ensemble Empirical Mode Decomposition (EEMD) with Least Square Support Vector Machine (LSSVM) is proposed to forecast short-term wind speed accurately.
The anemometers are placed at vertical heights of 10, 20, 28, and 43 m on tower number 160 to record the wind speed on the different parts of the transmission tower.
There are few models that use only a single method for wind speed prediction.
Wind speed can increase up to 40-45 kmph at times across the island particularly in Eastern, Northern Northcentral, Central and Southern provinces.
Yaseen said that this afternoon a wide area of thick dust generated over northern parts of Arabian Peninsula due to high wind speed and it has moved towards Kingdom along with the North Westerly winds causing the visibility to deteriorate to less than 500 metres.
Hence, high frequency implies periodic patterns of wind speed in the small time interval; while small value gives variance occurs less frequently which could be referred as 'trend' or 'seasonality'.
(right) Central pressure deficit as a function of maximum wind speed [V.sub.m] and a parameter (1/2[fr.sub.8]) that combines storm size [radius (km) of winds exceeding 8 m [s.sup.-1] [r.sub.8]] and latitude (Coriolis parameter f).
Air density has a relatively small effect on available energy when compared with wind speed, but basically, there's more energy available in a flow of cold, dry air at low altitude than from warm, humid air high in the mountains.
The month of July had the highest wind speed of 8.4 knots.
STEADINESS: Ratio of mean vector wind speed to mean scalar wind speed.