Accession Number : AD0663134

Title :   THE FRICTIONAL RESISTANCE AND VELOCITY SIMILARITY LAWS OF DRAG-REDUCING DILUTE POLYMER SOLUTIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WASHINGTON D C HYDROMECHANICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Granville,Paul S.

Report Date : SEP 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The velocity similarity laws of shear flows are developed for drag-reducing dilute polymer solutions. Relations for boundary-layer parameters and frictional resistance formulas of the logarithmic type are derived for pipe flow and for flat plates in parallel flow. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*POLYMERS, LUBRICANTS), (*DRAG, REDUCTION), SHEAR STRESSES, SOLUTIONS(MIXTURES), FLUID FLOW, BOUNDARY LAYER, SKIN FRICTION, PIPES, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE