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Old 03-26-2010, 02:23 PM   #15 (permalink)
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does it do or does it doesn't?

Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
If flow is attached down to the bumper Ernie's wing would do nothing.
Frank, I realize you are the master of brevity but are you saying you think Ernie's wing helps reduce drag or are you suggesting it has no value?
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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