Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program: WAsP 11 Help Facility

Niels Gylling Mortensen (Author), D.N. Heathfield (Author), Ole Rathmann (Author), Morten Nielsen (Author)

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    Abstract

    The Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) is a PC-program for horizontal and vertical extrapolation of wind climates. The program contains a complete set of models to calculate the effects on the wind of sheltering obstacles, surface roughness changes and terrain height variations. The analysis part consists of a transformation of an observed wind climate (wind speed and direction distributions) to a generalised wind climate (wind atlas data set). The generalised wind climate can subsequently be applied for estimation of the wind climate and wind power potential, as well as for siting of specific wind turbines and wind farms. The WAsP Help Facility includes a Quick Start Tutorial, a User's Guide and a Technical Reference. It further includes descriptions of the Observed Wind Climate Wizard, the WAsP Climate Analyst, the WAsP Map Editor tool, the WAsP Turbine Editor tool, the Air Density Calculator and various other tools and scripts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2014
    Place of PublicationRoskilde
    Size16,9 MB
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Keywords

    • Computer program documentation
    • Data analysis
    • Maps
    • Resource assessment
    • Site characterization
    • W codes
    • Wind
    • Wind power

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