Modeling Example 1—Does the Flea Model the Man?


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Modeling Example 1—Does the Flea Model the Man?
Modeling Example 1—Does the Flea Model the Man? If we use a flea to model a man (or vice versa) we need to decide on a few important parameters. Let us first assume that we want to model the terminal velocity of the prototype using the model. The terminal velocity is the maximum velocity that a falling object in free fall will reach. We could assume that the maximum velocity of the prototype will be a function of drag D; the weight of the object W; the geometry of the object (which we will designate by three dimensions L, t1, and t2
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Lee Waite, Ph.D., P.E.; Jerry Fine, Ph.D.: Applied Biofluid Mechanics, Second Edition. Modeling Example 1—Does the Flea Model the Man?, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export