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Turbulent air & drag

When the airflow over a ball is turbulent, the boundary layer sticks to the ball almost until the air has completely passed over the ball. This produces late separation and a small drag.

First published in Physics World magazine, June 1998 pp25--27.  http://physicsweb.org/article/world/11/6/8

 
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