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Title: Apparatus and method for using radar to evaluate wind flow fields for wind energy applications

Abstract

The present invention provides an apparatus and method for obtaining data to determine one or more characteristics of a wind flow field using one or more radars. Data is collected from the one or more radars, and analyzed to determine the one or more characteristics of the wind flow field. The one or more radars are positioned to have a portion of the wind flow field within a scanning sector of the one or more radars.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Texas Tech University System, Lubbock, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1344484
Patent Number(s):
9,575,177
Application Number:
13/952,611
Assignee:
Texas Tech University System GFO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-06GO86092
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jul 27
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY

Citation Formats

Schroeder, John, Hirth, Brian, and Guynes, Jerry. Apparatus and method for using radar to evaluate wind flow fields for wind energy applications. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Schroeder, John, Hirth, Brian, & Guynes, Jerry. Apparatus and method for using radar to evaluate wind flow fields for wind energy applications. United States.
Schroeder, John, Hirth, Brian, and Guynes, Jerry. Tue . "Apparatus and method for using radar to evaluate wind flow fields for wind energy applications". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1344484.
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