Lift formula

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I'm currently doing the IB (equivalent to A levels) and we have to do a research on a subject and i took aerodynamics, specifically lift and can someone explain to me how the lift formula(F= Lift coeffecient x area x air density x velocity squared ) is found ?

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boneh3ad
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It is found simply through empirical data. The lift coefficient is a proportionality constant that has to be found experimentally, numerically or, rarely, analytically. It isn't a robust physical formula. The more physical formulae for lift and drag are much more complicated.
 
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(F= Lift coeffecient x area x air density x velocity squared ) is found ?

Thank you very much
Search for Buckingham's Pi Theorem.
 
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thanks very much !
 

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