Models Primarily Dependent on the Reynolds Number

by W. P. Simmons, Jr., (M.ASCE), Hydr Engr.; Div. Of Engrg. Labs., Bur. Of Reclamation, Denver, Colo.,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 1249-1264

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Design, construction, and operation of models of closed-conduit fluid systems, and interpretation of test data; viscous and inertia forces in flowing fluids of such models, and hence Reynolds number, are predominant factors; general rules for model size, construction, instrumentation, operating Reynolds number ranges, and data analysis are given.

Subject Headings: Reynolds number | Data processing | Construction management | Model tests | Fluid flow | Data analysis | Inertia | Field tests

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