Drag Coefficients of Locomotion over Viscous Soilsby Ervin Hegedus,
Robert S. Rowe,
Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 144-156
Document Type: Journal Paper
To determine drag of wheel or track moving through mud, concepts of hydrodynamics pertaining to incompressible viscous fluids may be applied; problem is one of viscous flow around partially submerged object; variation in pressure causes bulldozing effect in front of wheel, and wake behind wheel; pressure drag may be reduced by streamlining wheel; comparison between various wheel forms presented in chart.
Subject Headings: Drag (fluid dynamics) | Fluid flow | Submerged flow | Viscous flow | Mud | Hydrodynamics | Comparative studies | Pressurized flow
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