Physics of Sailing

Physics of Sailing
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Publisher : CRC Press
Total Pages : 296
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ISBN-10 : 9781420073775
ISBN-13 : 142007377X
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Book Synopsis Physics of Sailing by : John Kimball

Download or read book Physics of Sailing written by John Kimball and published by CRC Press. This book was released on 2009-12-22 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Breaking down the complicated concepts of speed, acceleration, torque, fluid mechanics, and surface physics, Physics of Sailing provides a lively, easily accessible introduction to the basic science underlying the sport of sailing. It illustrates the many ways physics can be used to understand the principles of sailboat propulsion and how a scienti


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