Development of a Three-Dimensional Wind Field Model using the Principle of Variational Method

변분법 원리를 이용한 3차원 바람장 모델 개발

  • 서경석 (한국원자력연구소 원자력환경연구부) ;
  • 김은한 (한국원자력연구소 원자력환경연구부) ;
  • 황원태 (한국원자력연구소 원자력환경연구부) ;
  • 한문희 (한국원자력연구소 원자력환경연구부)
  • Published : 2003.06.30


A three-dimensional wind field model based on the variational technique has been developed for estimating the overall wind patterns over a complex terrain. The three-dimensional elliptic partial differential equations on Cartesian and terrain-following coordinates have been established to obtain the Lagrangian multiplier and the adjusted wind velocity. The simulations were performed to evaluate the variations of the velocity vectors on the hemisphere, half-cylinder, and saddle type obstacles. Also, the wind field model in the terrain-following coordinate has been applied for evaluating the characteristics of wind patterns according to the variations of Gauss precision moduli on the hemispheric topography. The results showed that the horizontal and vertical wind components were strongly governed by the selection of the values of Gauss precision moduli.


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