Table 6

The lateral suction force (Bernoulli attraction) on a calf

Case

Y/Ymax

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


The value Y/Ymax 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.

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