Automotive aerodynamics by Katz, Joseph

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21. 5. 22. A thin oil film covers the surface of an inclined plane, as shown. Develop an expression for the terminal velocity of a block of weight W, sliding down the slope. Assume that the oil film thickness and viscosity are known, as well as the incline angle and the contact surface area. 23. 22. 29 N s/m2. 24. 22 slides at a velocity of 2 m/s due to the force F. In this case, however, the slope θ = 0. 29 N s/m2. 25. A thin plate is pulled to the right, between two parallel plates at a velocity U, as shown.

For example, x1 = x, x2 = y, x3 = z and q1 = u, q2 = v, q3 = w The stress components shown on the cubical fluid element of Fig. 6 Stress components on a cubical fluid element A treatment of the moment equilibrium results in the symmetry of the stress vector components so that τij = τji . Also, it is customary to sum over any index that is repeated, such that, 3 τij nj ≡ τij nj for i = 1, 2, 3 2 13 j=1 and to interpret an equation with a free index (as in in Eq. 13) as being valid for all values of that index.

25 results (for an ideal gas): E = ρ RT The units for E, based on Eq. 4 Compressibility of a liquid For this example, let us consider the compressibility of sea water. 34 109 N/m2 and let us evaluate the change in volume at a depth of 1 Km. The change in pressure at 1000 m depth is dp = ρgh = 1000 9 8 1000 N m2 and dV V = dp E = 1000 9 8 1000 2 34 109 = 4 188 10 −3 0 42 which is less than half a percent. This shows that water is really incompressible. It is interesting to point out that compressibility relates to the speed of sound in a fluid.

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