# Flashcards - Properties of Fluids

Flashcards - Properties of Fluids
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fluids
In physics, a fluid is a substance that continually deforms under an applied shear stress
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hydrostatic pressure
Fluid statics or hydrostatics is the branch of fluid mechanics that studies incompressible fluids at rest
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buoyant force
In science, buoyancy is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object
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buoyant force
In science, buoyancy is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object
hydrostatic pressure
Fluid statics or hydrostatics is the branch of fluid mechanics that studies incompressible fluids at rest
fluids
In physics, a fluid is a substance that continually deforms under an applied shear stress
flow rate
In physics and engineering, in particular fluid dynamics and hydrometry, the volumetric flow rate, is the volume of fluid which passes per unit time; usually represented by the symbol Q
the equation of continuity
A continuity equation in physics is an equation that describes the transport of some quantity
streamlines
Fluid flow is characterized by a velocity vector field in three-dimensional space, within the framework of continuum mechanics
pressure
Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed

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