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Velocity Profile

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CrazyNeutrino
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Nov17-12, 03:17 AM
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What is a velocity profile in fluid mechanics? Why do they give you a ratio between the fluids velocity and a random reference velocity and why is it equal to a completely arbitrary function?
Does the ratio equal a function because it is an experimental fact?
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What is a velocity profile in fluid mechanics? Why do they give you a ratio between the fluids velocity and a random reference velocity and why is it equal to a completely arbitrary function?
Does the ratio equal a function because it is an experimental fact?
Can you give a specific example of what is troubling you? It is difficult to understand your question otherwise.


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