Force balance at the onset of entrainment

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Shows the free body diagram of a spherical particle acted on by turbulent, gravitational, and buoyant forces. The force of lift is provided by the turbulent flow, the force due to gravity, Fg, includes the buoyancy force by incorporating the density difference between the particle and the fluid.

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