The Variation of Gust Factors with Mean Wind Speed and with Height

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  • 1 Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia, Pa.
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Abstract

Records from wind instruments installed on a 1000-ft tower were analyzed for gustiness characteristics. The results show that gust factors decrease with increasing wind speed, decrease with increasing height, and have no obvious relationship to the temperature lapse rate.

Abstract

Records from wind instruments installed on a 1000-ft tower were analyzed for gustiness characteristics. The results show that gust factors decrease with increasing wind speed, decrease with increasing height, and have no obvious relationship to the temperature lapse rate.

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