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Using Equation 1.22 from the textbook: ( ) This gives: 2. According to the Buckingham Pi Theorem; in a physical relation, if the number of
fundamental dimensions and the number of dimensional products are in the ratio 3:1;
what is the least possible number of physical variables?
Refer Section 1.7 (page 36) in the textbook:
Let number of dimensional products be and fundamental dimensions be . We have: This gives us: The least possible number of physical variables is when ; therefore . ME 471.3
Introduction to Aerodynamics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Instructor – Rajat Chakravarty Quiz 3
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- Winter '14
- Mechanical Engineering