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geometric similarity consider the example of a

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Unformatted text preview: ariables by the product of the repeaAng variables Example of Dimensional Analysis •  Form a pi term by mulAplying one of the nonrepeaAng variables by the product of the repeaAng variables. For example Similarly, we obtain Example of Dimensional Analysis •  When these three dimensionless groups are ploYed, a clear picture of bearing performance is given. Similitude and Scale Models •  What does similitude mean? •  What is scale model? •  Geometric similarity: •  Use of dimensional analysis—The pi number of the model must equal to that of the prototype (Example?) Geometric Similarity • ...
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