They are also for the purpose of increasing the perimeter of the pile and thereby gaining greater surface for skin friction.
All formul on skin friction must at present be accepted with reserve.
On two occasions calculations were made to determine the skin friction while the caissons were being settled.
skin friction, produced by the friction of the air with roughnesses of surface.
Allusion has been made in this chapter to skin friction, but no value given for its coefficient.
The whole upper vault is charged with pale krypton vapours, which our skin friction may excite to unholy manifestations.
This seemed to indicate that the screw was working very well and that the skin friction must be very small indeed.
Well, yuh see, the propeller has to make the machine move through the air with the smallest amount of skin friction.
He objects to skin friction,5 and insisted upon me changing my fabric for one of a smoother surface, and that delayed me.
This is because the water adheres to the surface; in fact, the skin friction of a ship and its screw consumes fully 80 per cent.
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See under drag.