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A thin flat plate is installed in a water tunnel as a splitter. The plate is 0.3 m long and 1 m wide. The freestream speed is 1.6 m/s. Laminar...

A thin flat plate is installed in a water tunnel as a splitter. The plate is 0.3 m long and 1 m wide. The freestream speed is 1.6 m/s. Laminar boundary layers from on both sides of the plate. The boundary layer-velocity profile is approximated as parabolic. Determine the total viscous drag force on the plate assuming that pressure drag is negligible.
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