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This article, featured in Yale Scientific magazine, describes a recent applications of fluid dynamics to swimsuit technology. The website provides an explanation of the forces acting on a human swimmer while moving through water and gives examples of how designers are working to create a suit that maximizes a swimmer's speed. A number of interesting images and graphics are included in the article as well.
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Keywords: Fluid Mechanics, Speedo, olympics, swimmer, swimsuit
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 22, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Aug 13, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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(Yale University, New Haven, 2008), WWW Document, (
Breakthroughs in the Water, (Yale University, New Haven, 2008), <>.
APA Format
Breakthroughs in the Water. (2004, November 1). Retrieved June 22, 2021, from Yale University:
Chicago Format
Yale University. Breakthroughs in the Water. New Haven: Yale University, November 1, 2004. (accessed 22 June 2021).
MLA Format
Breakthroughs in the Water. New Haven: Yale University, 2008. 1 Nov. 2004. 22 June 2021 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Breakthroughs in the Water}, Publisher = {Yale University}, Volume = {2021}, Number = {22 June 2021}, Month = {November 1, 2004}, Year = {2008} }
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