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 What is peak wind speed?

Answer According "The Federal Meteorological Handbook" produced by the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, "peak wind speed" is the highest recorded speed of air measured in knots, as it pa... Read More »
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If the wind speed is twenty mph&the temperature is five degrees fahrenheit what is the wind chill?

According to the National Weather Service, if the wind speed is 20 mph and the temperature is 5 degrees F, the wind chill would be -15 degrees F. Wind chill measures how the air temperature combine... Read More »
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How many 3000 watt pizza ovens can be preheated to 300 degrees using one 50 foot diameter wind turbine assuming 15 mph wind speed?

If the wind speed doubles what happens to the theoretical wind power?

When wind speed doubles, the theoretical wind power increases by eight times. This is because wind power is determined by the equation "P = 0.5 x rho x A x V^3". Where A is the size of the turbine... Read More »
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Does a wind vane measure the speed of the wind?

A wind vane, typically called a weather vane, does not measure the speed of the wind, but instead the direction of it. Wind speed is measured by a device called a anemometer.References:Lansing Scho... Read More »
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