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Term: reynolds number Class:  
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Created 14 October 2016
Last modified 14 October 2016
Contributed by Shein Kim

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Definition: dimensionless quantity that is used to help predict similar flow patterns in different fluid flow situations. It is defined as the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces and consequently quantifies the relative importance of these two types of forces for given flow conditions.
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