2 Fluid Mechanics

Magdeburg Hemispheres - Cenco

The Magdeburg "hemisphere" is difficult to pull apart when the air is evauated w
Catalog: 
2B30.30B
Location: 
Ae5
Evacuated hemispheres cannot be pulled apart.

Aneroid Barometer

Catalog: 
2B35.40A
Location: 
Ae5
Aneroid barometer

Curve ball - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2C20.60B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Throw a Styrofoam ball with a throwing tube. Animation.

Lift A Stool

Catalog: 
2B30.50A
Location: 
Ae5
Lift a chair by placing a thin sheet of rubber with a handle on the seat and pulling up.

Cartesian Diver - Flat sided version

Catalog: 
2B40.30B
Location: 
Af2
Squeezing and releasing narrow edges of bottle makes diver rise or fall.

Viscosity of oil - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2C30.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Quickly invert tubes of oil and watch the bubbles rise to the top.

Bouyant Force (Archimedes)

To measure the diameter of the Boccia ball two blocks and a ruler are used.
Catalog: 
2B40.14A
Location: 
Af2*
A bocci (alt. spell :bocce, boccie, boccia (singular)) ball hanging from a scale that reads Newtons is lowered into water. Details are in the file cabinet where Demos are filed by DCS number.

Density Rod

Catalog: 
2B40.59C
Location: 
Af3
A metal rod barely floats in cold water and sinks in hot water.

Helium balloon in glass jar - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.43
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A helium balloon floats in an inverted container but sinks when the container is filled with helium.

Viscous drag - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2C30.50
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Steel, glass, and lead balls are dropped in a tall cylinder filled with glycerin.

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