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Old 08-22-2012, 11:30 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I have been wondering about why nobody invokes the Coanda Effect, named by Theodore von Kármán after Henri 'my tails on fire' Coanda: Coand
Hijack?? I believe this has been discussed? This thread is about rounded corners on a Kamm tail.
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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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