Table 1.

Parameters from Crot,exp versus x̂0 regressions for various values of ω

Angular velocity, (ω) (rad s-1) Non-dimensional angular velocity, (Embedded Image) Slope 0-intercept Crot,exp-intercept r2
0.677 0.166 -1.21*** 0.57*** 0.69 0.80
0.762 0.187 -1.35** 0.56** 0.75 0.71
0.847 0.208 -1.38** 0.65** 0.90 0.67
0.931 0.229 -1.84** 0.62** 1.14 0.87
1.016 0.249 -2.24** 0.62** 1.39 0.94
1.101 0.270 -2.49* 0.64* 1.59 0.93
1.185 0.291 -2.75 0.64* 1.75 0.95
1.270 0.312 -2.85 0.68 1.93 0.95
1.354 0.333 -3.13 0.68 2.13 0.97
1.439 0.353 -3.26 0.70 2.27 0.97
1.523 0.374 -3.51 0.69 2.43 0.97
  • Values for the slope and x-intercept that are significantly different from the theoretical predictions based on equation 9 (slope=-π, 0-intercept=0.75) are marked with asterisks (*P<0.05, **P<0.01, ***P<0.001).

    0, axis of rotation; Crot,exp, experimental rotational force coefficient.