drag factor


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drag factor

[′drag ‚fak·tər]
(chemical engineering)
Ratio of hindered diffusion rate to unhindered rate through a swollen dialysis membrane. Also known as Faxen drag factor; hindrance factor.
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where [A.sub.proj] is the projection of the area hit by the water flow and [c.sub.D] is the nondimensional drag factor. As the Reynolds number for any realistic blade speed is far bigger than 2,380, turbulent flow can be assumed and [c.sub.D] can be set as 0.4 [9].
From @cdsmith789: "You're crap you, Unsworth." "Unsworth isn't playing, mate." "Still crap though." From @j_barney: Years ago heard a fan shout at Iain Dowie: "You've got a drag factor on your face!"
The main drag factor on student expansion is more fundamental, though.
Subjects include vehicle placement, coefficient of friction and drag factor, speed analysis, failure to remain at the scene of an accident, photography, field measurements and scale diagrams, and investigation formulas and selected derivations.
drag factor: A person, issue, process, etc., which delays a key decision.
Braking process by achieving a minimum of braking space is optimal in the moment when the sideslip of the braked wheel would have the values corresponding to maximum of drag factor (Thierheimer et al., 2008)
Reduce the drag factor by removing roof racks and not loading up the boot.
The drag factor. Roof racks, spoilers and anything that increases drag can dramatically increase the amount of fuel used.
Reduce the drag factor by removing roof racks and carriers when not in use.
The aerodynamic shape of the saloon has been carefully crafted to ensure a lower drag factor than Lily Savage.
Prior to the research discussed in this article, fundamental experiments were conducted by GMPT to obtain the sand grain size distribution, sand-covered vent behavior, and drag factor between air and binder-coated sand.