Unsteady Motion of a Sphere Along a Circular Path in a Viscous Fluid

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F. Odar

U. S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, N. H.

J. Appl. Mech 35(4), 652-654 (Dec 01, 1968) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3601287 History: Received January 22, 1968; Revised July 15, 1968; Online September 14, 2011


Forces on a sphere moving unsteadily along a circular path in a viscous fluid are measured, and it is found that within the experimental range the formula valid for the rectilinear motion has to be modified to account for the curvature of the path.

Copyright © 1968 by ASME
Topics: Fluids , Motion , Force
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