Urban Environment: Characterization of the Wind in Flat Roofs
Homes with flat roofs are very common in Latin American and European countries. The possibility of using small wind turbines in urban conglomerates makes it necessary to know how the wind resource on these types of roofs is.
The flow pattern is analyzed on different flat roofs, to determine the location and size of the recirculation bubble that develops on them, to quantify the speed increase on them, and to delimit the zones with great intensity of turbulence of those with better conditions for the installation of small wind turbines.
KeywordsUrban wind Roofs of buildings Wind tunnel CFD
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