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Title: Analytical and experimental investigation of drag on nets of fish cages
Authors: Zhan, JM
Jia, XP
Li, YS 
Sun, MG
Guo, GX
Hu, YZ
Keywords: Drag
Fish cage
Mesh patterns
Net solidity
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Sci Ltd
Source: Aquacultural engineering, 2006, v. 35, no. 1, p. 91-101 How to cite?
Journal: Aquacultural Engineering 
Abstract: The effects of Reynolds number, net solidity and mesh pattern, and flow direction on the drag force on submerged nets of fish cages are studied. New formulae for the normal and tangential drag coefficients are proposed. The unknown constants in the formulae are determined from experimental data obtained in a towing tank for planar nets. It has been verified experimentally that the formulae are also applicable to cylindrical nets. Analytical formulae are derived for the total normal drag on planar and cylindrical nets with either square or square diamond mesh patterns.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/16642
ISSN: 0144-8609
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaeng.2005.08.013
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