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Table 6 The lateral suction force (Bernoulli attraction) on a calf

From: The hydrodynamics of dolphin drafting

Case Y/Y max Y
H1 0.65 34.2
H2 0.8 10.2
DL 0.3 8.2
DR 0.22 21.9
A2 0.6 15.8
A3 1 33.3
A4 0.17 7.0
A5 0.27 6.5
A6 0.34 5.2
BR 0.4 27.3
  1. The value Y/Y max is obtained from inserting the value of ΞΎ/L2 from Table 4 into Figure 5c and following the vertical line. The side-force Y (in newtons) is then obtained from Figure 5b, using the parameters from Table 4.