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

  • Fuat Odar (a1)
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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.

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Moorman, R. B. 1955 Motion of a spherical particle in the accelerated portion of free fall. Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of Iowa, Iowa.
Odar, F. & Hamilton, W. S. 1964 Forces on a sphere accelerating in a viscous fluid. J. Fluid Mech. 18, 302.
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • ISSN: 0022-1120
  • EISSN: 1469-7645
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