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Chimuka September 22, 2011 16:43

Dimensionless Numbers
Dear Friends,

Can some assist me with materials that gives clear explanations, derivation and application of all dimensionless numbers. I really need to know when to appropriately use which dimensionless number and its physical signficance.



husker September 23, 2011 03:07

Hi Chimuka,

What do you want exactly? Can you give a few examples?


elvis September 23, 2011 05:39
you find them all Reynolds, Mach, Froude

Chimuka September 23, 2011 08:52

Dear Husker,

Thanks for your good question. I mean groups of dimesionless numbers such as reynolds number, Gr, Pr, Fe Ec, etc. What I very much want is the material that nicely categorises them in terms of when to use which. For example, when analysing boundary layers (thermal or momentum) which dimensionless numbers must be employed with clear interpretation. I hope I am quite clear now.


Chimuka September 23, 2011 08:57

Dear Elvis,

Thanks for your suggested sites. They are really a great help.

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