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wind speed

[′win ‚spēd]
(meteorology)
The rate of motion of air.
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The hourly time period was chosen to minimize the impact of high frequency wind speed variations and minimize noise in the prediction method.
Figure 3 shows DF93 wind turbine CFD calculation results compared with the design value; from Figure 3(a), the CFD calculation results can be seen under the most wind speed and there was good consistency between the design values.
After three-year measuring wind speed is an average of 7.
Many probabilistic methods have been developed to estimate the extreme wind speed.
The analysis also found that the highest straight-line wind speeds were found along the West Coast, but most of the wind events occurred east of the Rocky Mountains.
3 degrees more by 2100, the team predicts that the average peak typhoon wind speed will increase from 198 to 225 kilometers per hour.
Severe Tropical Storm - a tropical cyclone with maximum wind speed of 89 to 117 kph or 48 - 63 knots.
On this ride, the moment the maximum wind speed is exceeded, the ride's safety system will automatically stop the ride rotating to let the gondolas settle before lowering them down to unload safely.
CUC in different conditions of wind speed, riser height and sprinklers spacing are presented in Table 3.
Thus the main purpose of this article is to estimate the wind energy potential in Piracicaba-SP, Brazil, through: a) identification of the meteorological parameters of Piracicaba site (statistical characteristic of wind speeds); b) Weibull shape factor, investigated by examining the effect of the assumed shape of the wind speed probability distribution on the predicted wind resource; and c) calculating the wind power density and assess whether Piracicaba is a good place to install a small wind turbine.
Whatever the exact wind speed, no-one is disputing that the storm was very powerful when it made landfall.
According to local media reports, the wind speed has reduced in Bhubaneswar, but is still blowing strong in Paradip and other places which are closer to the eye of the storm.