# Froude number

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## Froude number

(fraʊd)
n
(General Physics) a dimensionless number used in hydrodynamics for model simulation of actual conditions
[named after William Froude (1810–79), English civil engineer]
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Kumar and Pathak [2] investigated the discharge coefficient of sharp and broad-crested triangular side weirs and related the discharge coefficient of a triangular side weir to approach Froude number and apex angle of the weir.
fl] = Fluid-dependent parameter Fr = Froude number G = Mass flux g = Gravity h = Heat transfer coefficient [h.
For liquid flow through a tube, a dimensionless parameter called the Froude number (FR) is used by engineers to determine the liquid flow velocity necessary to expel the air from the high and low points of the tubing.
The Bond number represents the ratio between the surface tension and the gravity force, and the Froude number represents the mean flow velocity relative to the velocity of the long wave.
The Froude number is used to determine the form drag resistance of ships with different lengths and velocities.
The large Froude Number depicts no sea water intrusion into the outfall pipe as higher exit velocity of sewage from the outfall into the sea bed prevents outfall pipe chocking.
7] studied the temporal evolution of clear-water pier and abutment scour and found that the principal parameter influencing the scour process is the densimetric particle Froude number so suggested an logarithmic formula.
The characteristics of Free-Surface Shock Waves are governed by the Froude number based on draft, Fd.
Figure 2, showing relative velocity in horizontal pipe, is available for those conditions for which the Froude number is in the range of 0.
bs] Black screen diameter (mm) F Filling ratio (%) Fr Froude number g Acceleration due to gravity (m/[s.
Flow of argon and air in the prototype and model can be related on the basis of modified Froude number (Fr') as a criterion of similarity.
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