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Name: Motion of an Object in a Viscous Fluid
ID: m42211
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Calculate the Reynolds number for an object moving through a fluid.
  • Explain whether the Reynolds number indicates laminar or turbulent flow.
  • Describe the conditions under which an object has a terminal speed.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Drag, Fluid, Reynolds number, Terminal speed, Turbulence, Turbulent, Viscous, Wake
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Dec 22, 2011 3:20 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 3:02 pm +0000

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Version: 1.5 Jun 20, 2012 3:02 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
Changes:
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Version: 1.4 Jun 20, 2012 9:55 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 4:48 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 16, 2012 12:11 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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initial content publication

Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 12:38 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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