A canopy model of mean winds through urban areas

@inproceedings{COCEAL2004ACM,
  title={A canopy model of mean winds through urban areas},
  author={By O. COCEAL and Stephen E. Belcher},
  year={2004}
}
An urban canopy model is developed for spatially averaged mean winds within and above urban areas. The urban roughness elements are represented as a canopy-element drag carefully formulated in terms of morphological parameters of the building arrays and a mean sectional drag coefficient for a single building. Turbulent stresses are represented using a mixing-length model, with a mixing length that depends upon the density of the canopy and distance from the ground, which captures processes… CONTINUE READING

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