2 Fluid Mechanics

Flettner rotator - Video

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Catalog: 
2C20.80
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A car with a spinning Styrofoam cylinder moves perpendicular to an air stream. Animation.

Pitot tube - Video

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Catalog: 
2C20.25
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A pitot tube is connected to a water manometer and the air stream velocity is varied. Graphics.

Floating ball

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Catalog: 
2C20.30B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A Styrofoam ball is suspended in an air jet from a vacuum cleaner.

Bernoulli tubes - Video

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Catalog: 
2C20.10C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Three pressure indicating manometers with bright wood floats are located at and on either side of a constriction in a horizontal tube with water flow.

Vortex cannon - Video

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Catalog: 
2C50.15B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Use a large barrel to generate a smoke ring. Blow out a candle with the vortex. Animation.

Lifting plate - Video

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Catalog: 
2C20.40B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Air blows radially out between two plates, supporting weights hung from the bottom plate.

Buoyant Force - Video

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Catalog: 
2B40.14B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A weight suspended from a spring scale is lowered into a beaker of water suspended from a spring scale.

Compressibility of air/water.

Catalog: 
2B20.71
Location: 
Ae5
A syringe filled with air is compressed when a large weight is placed on it, but a water filled syringe will not compress.

Attracting sheets - Video

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Catalog: 
2C20.45
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Blow an air stream between two parallel cards on bifilar suspensions.

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.

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