Question: Explain Wind rose diagram? What is its utility and its types? Explain each type with neat sketches?

Mumbai University > Civil Engineering > Sem 6 > Transportation Engineering 2

Topic : Airport Engineering

Difficulty : Medium

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Wind rose diagram type-I:

  • Wind rose diagram can be plotted by type-I showing direction and duration of wind.
  • In the wind rose diagram plotted by type-I in which the radial lines represents the wind direction and each concentric circle indicate the duration of wind to certain scale.
  • Total percentage of wind blowing in north is taken from the collected value of wind data and this point is marked along north direction. The wind data should usually collected for a period of at least 5 years and preferably at 10 years so as to obtain an arrange data with sufficient accuracy.
  • The best direction of runway is shown along the direction of the longest line on the wind rose diagram.

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