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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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Report Number(s):
53
DOE Contract Number:
171701
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org(s):
Marine and Hydrokinetic Data Repository (MHKDR); Sandia National Laboratories
Collaborations:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Subject:
16 Tidal and Wave Power; MHK; Marine; Hydrokinetic; energy; power; canal; impact assessment; turbulence; velocity deficit; US Bureau of Reclamation; water velocity; vertical axis; turbine; ADCP; ADV; survey; current; Roza Canal; Yakima; resource; velocity; inflow; wake; flow; specs; specifications; WA; Washington; USA; hydraulic properties; dimensions
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OSTI Identifier:
1245828
  1. The DOE Marine and Hydrokinetic Data Repository was established to receive, manage and make available all marine and hydrokinetic-relevant data generated from projects funded by the DOE Water Power Programs. This includes data from DOE-funded projects associated with any portion of the marine and hydrokinetic project life-cycle (e.g. resource characterization, device development, demonstration), as well as data produced by DOE-funded research. The database includes wave, tidal, current, and ocean thermal energy, and contains information on the various energy conversion technologies, companies active in the field, and development of projects in the water.
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