Goldberg-Mohn friction

Goldberg-Mohn friction

[′gōlt·berk ′mōn ′frik·shən]
(fluid mechanics)
A force proportional to the velocity of a current and the density of the medium; used as a first approximation in estimating frictional effects in the atmosphere and the ocean.
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