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Froude number (Sao)

Definition
A dimensionless number (expressed as F = V/(gy)1/2) that represents the ratio of inertial to gravitational forces; i.e., at a Froude number of unity the flow velocity and wave celerity are equal. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Laws of physics (Sa)
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