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## Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
drag_coefficient = Wind Stress/(Density of air*Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m^2)
CD = τo/(D* V10^2)
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Wind Stress - Wind Stress is the shear stress exerted by the wind on the surface of large bodies of water. (Measured in Pascal)
Density of air - Density of air taken at standard conditions (Measured in Kilogram per Meter³)
Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m - Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m Consideration (Measured in Meter per Second)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Wind Stress: 80 Pascal --> 80 Pascal No Conversion Required
Density of air: 2 Kilogram per Meter³ --> 2 Kilogram per Meter³ No Conversion Required
Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m: 220 Meter per Second --> 220 Meter per Second No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
CD = τo/(D* V10^2) --> 80/(2*220^2)
Evaluating ... ...
CD = 0.000826446280991736
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0.000826446280991736 --> No Conversion Required
0.000826446280991736 <-- Drag Coefficient
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)

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### Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given Formula

drag_coefficient = Wind Stress/(Density of air*Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m^2)
CD = τo/(D* V10^2)

## What is Wind Stress?

In Physical Oceanography and Fluid Dynamics, the wind stress is the shear stress exerted by the wind on the surface of large bodies of water – such as oceans, seas, estuaries and lakes. It is the force component parallel to the surface, per unit area, as applied by the wind on the water surface.

## How to Calculate Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given?

Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given calculator uses drag_coefficient = Wind Stress/(Density of air*Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m^2) to calculate the Drag Coefficient, The Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water. . Drag Coefficient and is denoted by CD symbol.

How to calculate Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given, enter Wind Stress ( τo), Density of air (D) and Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m ( V10) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.000826 = 80/(2*220^2).

### FAQ

What is Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given?
The Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water. and is represented as CD = τo/(D* V10^2) or drag_coefficient = Wind Stress/(Density of air*Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m^2). Wind Stress is the shear stress exerted by the wind on the surface of large bodies of water, Density of air taken at standard conditions and Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m Consideration.
How to calculate Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given?
The Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given is a dimensionless quantity that is used to quantify the drag or resistance of an object in a fluid environment, such as air or water. is calculated using drag_coefficient = Wind Stress/(Density of air*Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m^2). To calculate Drag Coefficient when Wind Stress is Given, you need Wind Stress ( τo), Density of air (D) and Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m ( V10). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Wind Stress, Density of air and Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Drag Coefficient?
In this formula, Drag Coefficient uses Wind Stress, Density of air and Wind Speed at a Height of 10 m. We can use 11 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• drag_coefficient = Drag Force/(Dynamic Pressure*Area)
• drag_coefficient = Parasite Drag coefficient+((lift coefficient^2)/(pi*Oswald efficiency factor*Aspect Ratio of a wing))
• drag_coefficient = Zero-lift drag coefficient+((lift coefficient^2)/(pi*Oswald efficiency factor*Aspect Ratio of a wing))
• drag_coefficient = lift coefficient*Thrust-to-weight ratio
• drag_coefficient = Thrust of an aircraft*lift coefficient/Weight
• drag_coefficient = coefficient of force*sin(Angle of attack)
• drag_coefficient = 2*(sin(Angle of attack))^3
• drag_coefficient = Energy/(0.5*Freestream density*(Freestream Velocity^2)*Diameter )
• drag_coefficient = 0.644/(Reynolds Number^0.5)
• drag_coefficient = (2*Convective mass transfer coefficient*(Schmidt Number^0.67))/Free stream velocity
• drag_coefficient = Friction factor/4
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