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Title: Hydrokinetic canal measurements: inflow velocity, wake flow velocity, and turbulence

The dataset consist of acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) velocity measurements in the wake of a 3-meter diameter vertical-axis hydrokinetic turbine deployed in Roza Canal, Yakima, WA, USA. A normalized hub-centerline wake velocity profile and two cross-section velocity contours, 10 meters and 20 meters downstream of the turbine, are presented. Mean velocities and turbulence data, measured using acoustic Doppler velocimeter (ADV) at 50 meters upstream of the turbine, are also presented. Canal dimensions and hydraulic properties, and turbine-related information are also included.
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Research Org:
Marine and Hydrokinetic Data Repository (MHKDR); Sandia National Laboratories
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Contributing Orgs:
Sandia National Laboratories
Country of Publication:
United States
16 Tidal and Wave Power MHK; Marine; Hydrokinetic; energy; power; canal; impact assessment; turbulence; velocity deficit; Roza Canal Yakima; US Bureau of Reclamation; water velocity; vertical axis; turbine; ADCP; ADV; survey; current