TeachMeFinance.com - explain Froude number
Froude number The term 'Froude number' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' The ratio of inertial forces to gravitational forces in flow. It is also the ratio of the flow velocity to the velocity of a small gravity wave in the flow. When the Froude number is less than one, the flow is tranquil. When the Froude number is greater than one, the flow is rapid. When the Froude number is equal to one, the flow is critical'.
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