A study of the hourly wind speed at Hyderabad from the point of view of wind power utilization

Prakasarao, MS and Radhakrishnan, SR (1962) A study of the hourly wind speed at Hyderabad from the point of view of wind power utilization. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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Abstract

The hourly wind speeds at Hyderabad for the three13; years 1958-60 have been analysed. Frequencies and cummulative frequencies of wind speeds have been worked out and used to estimate the amount of energy that can be extracted from the wind at Hyderabad under certain assumptions. Durations of spells of low wind (less than 8 km,.p.h) and the diurnal variation of wind have also been examined since they have bearing on energy storage problems. The annual energy output is estimated at 1,250 KWh for a generator with an overall power coefficient of 12 percent. The water pumping capacity of a windmill is estimated at 37,300 kilolitres a year.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wind speeds;Windmill;Water pumping capacity
Subjects: GEOSCIENCES > Energy Production and Conversion
Depositing User: Users 90 not found.
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:24
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/4026

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