2B Statics of Fluids

Archimedes Principle

Catalog: 
2B40.20A
Location: 
Af2
Not complete as yet

Floating & Density

The white beads float to the top and the blue sink to the bottom
Catalog: 
2B40.71
Location: 
Af3
When a 1L bottle is shaken, the blue and white beads mix within the liquid. When allowed to settle, the the beads separate, white at the top and blue at the bottom. However, shortly the two separated colored beads slowly come together until they meet in the center of the liquid, white on top of blue.

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.

Magdeburg hemispheres - Welch

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

Hydrometer - Video

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

Aneroid Barometer

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

Siphon - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B60.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Start with two beakers half full of water and with a connecting hose full of water. Lift one beaker, then the other.

Cartesian Diver - Flat sided version

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

Pressure independent of direction - Video

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

Density Rod

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

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