Reynolds number

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Reynolds number

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(General Physics) a dimensionless number, vρl/η, where v is the fluid velocity, ρ the density, η the viscosity and l a dimension of the system. The value of the number indicates the type of fluid flow
[C19: named after Osborne Reynolds (1842–1912), British physicist]
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This approach accounts for all relevant flow characteristics (such as viscosity, friction, Reynold's Number, etc.) in all spatial degrees of freedom.
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