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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

The Virtual Mass of a Sphere Moving Toward a Plane Wall

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D. J. Jeffrey, H.-S. Chen

Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

J. Appl. Mech 44(1), 166-167 (Mar 01, 1977) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423985 History: Received June 01, 1976; Revised August 01, 1976; Online July 12, 2010

Abstract

The axisymmetric potential flow past a sphere almost touching a plane wall is solved in closed form and the solution used to show that the Virtual mass of the sphere is finite This result clears up a difficulty uncovered in calculations by Small and Weihs.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
Topics: Flow (Dynamics)
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