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.

Buoyancy in various liquids - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
2B40.54
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Iron, bakelite, and wood are dropped into a column containing mercury, carbon tetrachloride, and water.

Harbottle

Catalog: 
2B30.350
Location: 
Ae6
Balloon inside glass sphere with 2 openings

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.

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.

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

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