Physics of Sailing

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Author: John Kimball
Publisher: CRC
Genre: Physics
Pages: 298
Language: english
Year: 2009
ISBN 10: 1420073761
ISBN 13: 9781420073768
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Breaking down the complicated concepts of speed, acceleration, torque, fluid mechanics, and surface physics, Physics of Sailing provides a lively, easily accessible introduction to the basic science underlying the sport of sailing. It illustrates the many ways physics can...