Stokes Law Equations Formulas Calculator

Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics


Solving for fall, settling or terminal velocity.
fall, settling or terminal velocity

Inputs:

acceleration of gravity (g)
particle diameter (d)
density of particle (ρp)
density of medium (ρm)
viscosity of medium (μ)


Conversions:

acceleration of gravity (g)
= 0
= 0
meter/second^2
particle diameter (d)
= 0
= 0
meter
density of particle (ρp)
= 0
= 0
gram/meter^3
density of medium (ρm)
= 0
= 0
gram/meter^3
viscosity of medium (μ)
= 0
= 0
gram/meter-second

Solution:

fall, settling or terminal velocity (Vt)
= NOT CALCULATED

Other Units:


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terminal, fall or settling velocityterminal, fall or settling velocity
acceleration of gravityacceleration of gravity
particle diameterparticle diameter
density of mediumdensity of medium (e.g. water, air, oil)
particle densityparticle density
viscosity of mediumviscosity of medium

References - Books:
1) P. Aarne Vesilind, J. Jeffrey Peirce and Ruth F. Weiner. 1994. Environmental Engineering. Butterworth Heinemann. 3rd ed.

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