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If traditional grain-grinding windmills were invented today, would they look like modern wind turbines?

Assuming you, for whatever reason, wanted to design windmills all over again with modern technology, not to generate electricity, but to directly go from a wind turbine to grinding grain between two ...
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How is any kind of structural reliability achieved if the probability of annual wind speed exceedance is 0.02?

Above is the definition of fundamental basic wind velocity from Eurocode 1. According to its instructions, wind loads on building are supposed to be calculated based on this velocity. It says that ...