D’Alembert’s paradox


D’Alembert’s paradox

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Jean le Rond d’Alembert fluid dynamics

D’Alembert’s paradox

Incompressible and inviscid

Cognitive dissonance

In practice, a fluid is said to be viscid if it sticks to itself more than water, and inviscid if it sticks to itself less than water. Some sources say “substantially” or “noticeably” more or less sticky than water.

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