Froude number 2
Froude number 2[¦früd ‚nəm·bər ′tü]
A dimensionless number, equal to the ratio of the speed of flow of a fluid in an open channel to the speed of very small gravity waves, the latter being equal to the square root of the product of the acceleration of gravity and a characteristic length. Symbolized NFr2.
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