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Similitude Test and Dimensional Analysis

We are designing a new type of racing boat hull. In the model tests in a towing basin we will use a model one-tenth the size of the actual boat.

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where V=velocity; D=dimension of ship/model; υ=kinematic viscosity

Keeping Fr constant:

Since g is the gravitational constant which does not change, this ...

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