Froude Number
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Froude Number
(symbol N_{Fr})
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The nondimensional ratio of the inertial force to the
force of gravity for a
given fluid flow; the reciprocal of the Reech
number. It may be given as
characteristic velocity; l a characteristic length; and g is the acceleration of gravity, or it may be given as the square root of this number. </dd>
References
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use