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.

Lifting Cylinder

Catalog: 
2C20.420
Location: 
Af4
An air stream flowing over a cylinder causes it to rise.

Floating square bar - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.56
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A long bar floats in one orientation in alcohol and switches to another orientation when water is added.

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)

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.

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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