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Question, High Importance!

Postby ConG36C » Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:32 pm

I am doing the efficient propeller design for my science fair project, and I need some help. What Scientific Principle, Law or Theory am I investigating? I would like to know sometime in the very near future[/u], because it it due tomorrow...
Any help would be appreciated!
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Re: Question, High Importance!

Postby theborg » Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:58 am


Thank you for your question. Propellers, either for planes or boats, work on the principles of aerodynamics. Particularly, Bernoulli's principle, is leveraged to create a difference in pressure. In a wing, this pressure difference is called "lift" in a propeller it is called "thrust" but the principle is the same.
Hope this helps.

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