Bagnold number


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Bagnold number

[′bag·nəld ‚nəm·bər]
(engineering)
A dimensionless number used in saltation studies.
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where d is the particle diameter and can be represented by the mean particle diameter [d.sub.50]; and a is the Bagnold Number, which is equal to 0.042 (Bagnold, 1954).