Definition of Drag coefficient
1. Noun. The ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Drag Coefficient
Literary usage of Drag coefficient
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Applied Aerodynamics by Leonard Bairstow (1920)
"The diagram shows more clearly than any other that the useful range of flying positions lies within the limits O'Ol and 0-05 for drag coefficient, ..."
2. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"A plot of drag coefficient shown in Figure 27. KM) 10 Co OI 10 NR= *np - mass density of surrounding ... drag coefficient vs. Reynolds Number, for sph«re. ..."