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The speed of drifting bodies in a stream

  • J. R. D. Francis (a1)

The speed of free floating bodies on the surface of a water stream in a sloping channel has been found to be sensibly the same as the mean speed of the layer of water in which the bodies are floating, contrary to some recorded opinions.

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Prandtl, L. 1952 Essentials of Fluid Dynamics. London: Blackie.
White, C. M. & Nemenyi, P. 1942 Appendix to Report of Committee on Fish Passes. Inst. Civ. Eng., London.
Goldstein, S. (ed.) 1938 Modern Developments in Fluid Mechanics. Oxford University Press.
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
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