I am trying to work through the stability forces on rocket fins(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

and understand how you need laminar flow for greater stabilization

but i am not sure how to accurately calculate some of these

I was told that the Reynolds Equation holds true, but uses a different cross sectional area

what cross sectional area should be used?

is it the leading edge?

also how dose changing surface area effect the equation...for example over a nose cone (small diameter to larger diameter)

thanks for any info

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# Fin Stabilization

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