Wind Tunnel Experimental Data for Flow Characteristics above the Roof of Isolated High-rise Building for Wind Energy Harvesting Considering Two Shapes of the Roof, Flat Roof and Deck Roof

Published: 19 June 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/jp7vc8tf7w.1
Anina Sarkic Glumac,
Hassan Hemida,
Giulio Vita,
Kristina Kostadinović Vranešević,
Rüdiger Höffer


This data presents an experimental investigation carried out in a Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel located at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. The flow field is measured above the rooftop of a high-rise building with a square cross-section considering two different roof shapes, flat roof and deck roof. The height-to-width ratio of the building was 1:3. The main purpose is to be used for estimation of urban wind energy potential, and besides for future validation of computational fluid dynamic simulations. Besides velocity field, measured at mainly three positions above the roof, the roof surface pressure was also measured. The flow above the roof was measured for different wind angles: 0°, 15°, 30°, and 45°.



Wind Energy, Wind Engineering, Wind Tunnel Test