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Testing golf ball aerodynamics.? how?

  1. Sep 12, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Testing golf ball aerodynamics.? how?

    i need a simple way to test the aerodynamic properties of spheres with different surfaces.

    i was thinking of doing it with liquid as in this video

    is there any other way i can do it or perhaps a way i can do it the way they do it in the video

    please help

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    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 25, 2014
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 12, 2009 #2
    What properties are you trying to calculate/test for?

  4. Sep 13, 2009 #3
    merely the airflow difference around the ball (shape). so i can compare it with that around a smooth surfaced ball.
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