skin friction


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skin friction

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skin friction

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(General Physics) the friction acting on a solid body when it is moving through a fluid
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The whole upper vault is charged with pale krypton vapours, which our skin friction may excite to unholy manifestations.
There is an analogous between the coefficient of skin friction and the case of Nusselt number distribution.
For practical applications, the corresponding physical quantities of interest are the skin friction coefficient [C.
This results in a lower hull skin friction over time with potentially lower fuel consumption.
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It seems obvious that a coating of frost, ice, or snow would add to the roughness of the wing surface, increasing skin friction and therefore increasing drag.
Abstract An experimental setup was designed and built to estimate changes in the skin friction of fouling control coatings (FCC) over an extended period of time in conditions simulating the vast majority of ship profiles (regarding speed and activity) in the present market.
Skin tags These are unsightly, yet benign, growths that stick out near the neck, armpits, breasts, groin, and other areas where there is a lot of skin friction.
If parents are using cloth nappies then advice should be given on the importance of using a nappy liner to reduce skin friction and to act as a barrier reducing skin contact with urine and faeces.
In the football codes of soccer, rugby union, rugby league, Australian football and Gaelic football, a mechanical device called the Securisport is approved to measure a value for skin abrasion and skin friction of the surface.
According to Ranzini (1994), the adhesion between the soil and the sampler, obtained by the torque measurement, could be used to calculate the lateral skin friction of piles.