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Table 2 The forward force (in N) on a fully grown calf, as a function of lateral distance from the mother

From: The hydrodynamics of dolphin drafting

ε η/L1 Ordinate Force = Ordinate*10.16 Percentage of the maximal force possible for ε = 0
0 0.167 2.93 29.8 100%
10 0.22 2.09 21.2 71%
20 0.27 1.58 16.0 54%
30 0.32 1.20 12.2 41%
  1. The value of ε gives the distance beyond the minimum separation, in cm.