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Leonard Jansen
July 10th, 2006, 08:04 AM
Article here:

http://textile.2456.com/eng/feature/details.asp?fsiid=4&fsid=2123

-LBJ

Dolphin 2
July 10th, 2006, 02:44 PM
Here’s a discussion I started on these so called "high tech" suits:

Http://forums.usms.org/showthread.php?threadid=6161&highlight=fastskin

Considering the results of actual lab tests, looks like FastSkin has turned out to be mostly SnakeOil.

Happy Swimming –

Dolphin 2
:)

LindsayNB
July 10th, 2006, 10:44 PM
What's "dynamic pressure"? I find it hard to make sense of the colored image.

knelson
July 11th, 2006, 12:11 AM
Originally posted by LindsayNB
What's "dynamic pressure"? I find it hard to make sense of the colored image.

I believe it's the 1/2 rho V^2 part of Bernoulli's equation. In other words the "over pressure" caussed by moving through a gas or fluid.