Accession Number:

AD0296599

Title:

THE USE OF THE GOVERNING EQUATIONS IN DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

An idea is developed that the most effective use of dimensional analysis in fluid mechanics is to combine it with the known mathematical form of the governing equations. It is shown that additional information can frequently be obtained in this way, especially when physical approximations can be reasonably made.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE