Journal of Fluid Mechanics



Verification of the proposed equation for calculation of the forces on a sphere accelerating in a viscous fluid


Fuat  Odar a1
a1 U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire

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Abstract

The equation which was proposed for the calculation of forces on a sphere accelerating in a viscous fluid is verified by comparing the velocities of spheres falling under gravity in a viscous fluid with those calculated from the equation.

(Published Online March 28 2006)
(Received July 12 1965)
(Revised February 1 1966)



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