Coanda, Henri-Marie

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Henri-Marie, Romanian aerodynamicist, 1885-1972.
Coanda effect - a stream of air or fluid emerging from a nozzle follows a nearby curved surface if the angle of curve is not too sharp.
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Henri-Marie Coanda (1885-1972) discovered the Coanda-effect; it is the capacity of a flow to follow a curved surface without detaching from the boundary layer.
The Coanda Effect has been discovered in1930 by the Romanian aerodynamicist Henri-Marie Coanda (1885-1972).