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Fluid Mechanics of Cricket Ball Swing

@inproceedings{Mehta2014FluidMO,
  title={Fluid Mechanics of Cricket Ball Swing},
  author={Rabindra D. Mehta},
  year={2014}
}
  • R. Mehta
  • Published 2014
  • Education, Physics
The ability to make a cricket ball deviate laterall y in flight (“swing”) has intrigued cricket players and spectat ors for years, arguably since the advent of the game itself. The b asic aerodynamic principles responsible for the swing of a cricket ball were identified decades ago and many papers have been published on the subject. Over the last 35 years or so, several experimental investigations have also been conducte d on cricket ball swing, which revealed the amount of attainable swing and… 
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