WindStation Publisher's description
WindStation is a software tool for the simulation of wind flow over complex topography.
WindStation is a software tool for the simulation of wind flow over complex topography. This is diagnostic simulator that solves the full 3D Navier-Stokes equations using a boundary-fitted coordinate system. The software is a Windows application based on a user-friendly graphical interface.
В· Air flow is described with the full 3D Navier-Stokes equations
В· Turbulence is simulated with the k-e model
В· Terrain roughness is taken into account through the ground shear stress modelling
В· Atmospheric stability is modelled by solving the energy equation
Main input data:
В· Terrain elevation data in ASCII ArcView grid file format
В· Terrain roughness data in ASCII ArcView grid file format (optional)
В· Wind speed and wind direction at punctual locations (meteorological stations readings, for instantce) or, optionally, a vertical profile of wind speed, wind direction and turbulence quantities
В· Terrain elevation and /or terrain roughness visualization
В· Wind field representation at a specified height from ground level, using vectorial display or colour contour display
В· Visualization in the vertical plane
В· Data export into text files for the whole 3D computed field or at selected locations
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: New Release
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall