2 Fluid Mechanics

Density balls in beans - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2C60.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A ping pong ball in the middle of a beaker of beans will rise when the beaker is shaken.

Different Density Woods - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.61C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Float blocks of balsa, pine, and ironwood in water.

Curve Ball

Catalog: 
2C20.60A
Location: 
Ae1
Launcher is used to throw light balls with a spin.

Density ball - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.59B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A metal sphere barely floats in cold water and sinks in hot water.

Slime ball - Video

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Catalog: 
2C60.35
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A commercial product Slime flows like a liquid under normal conditions but bounces on impact.

Funnel and Ball

Catalog: 
2C20.35
Location: 
Af4
Funnel and a ball (same ball as 2C20.30)

Venturi Tube

Catalog: 
2C20.10B
Location: 
Af4
Venturi tube (metal version)- temporarily out of service.

Hydrometer - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.60
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A hydrometer is placed in water, then in alcohol.

Pressure independent of direction - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B20.10
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Membrane on a tube connected to a manometer.

Aerobie Flying Ring

The Aerobie is a type of Frisbee designed to reduce drag and sideways roll.
Catalog: 
2C20.96A
Location: 
Af5
The Aerobie flying ring is designed to reduce drag and sideways roll.

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