Ch 16: Fluid Mechanics in Physics: Tutoring Solution

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  • Struggle with understanding fluids, density, pressure, buoyancy, fluid mass, Bernoulli's Principle, Toricelli's Theorem or any other fluid mechanics topic
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Learning objectives:

  • Explore the characteristics of fluids in physics.
  • Define density and pressure.
  • Explain the correlation between hydrostatic pressure, area and force.
  • Discover the importance of buoyancy and the buoyant force.
  • Learn about fluid mass and flow rate.
  • Define and provide examples of Bernoulli's principle and equation.
  • Understand Torricelli's Theorem.

10 Lessons in Chapter 16: Fluid Mechanics in Physics: Tutoring Solution
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Fluids in Physics: Definition and Characteristics

1. Fluids in Physics: Definition and Characteristics

Fluids really know how to move! As flowing materials, fluids have some unique properties that help us understand and describe them. In this lesson you'll explore what fluids are and how they are defined in the world of physics.

What Is Density? - Explanation & Examples

2. What Is Density? - Explanation & Examples

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what density is, give examples of high and low density, and calculate density using an equation. A short quiz will follow.

Pressure: Definition, Units, and Conversions

3. Pressure: Definition, Units, and Conversions

Have you ever wondered what pressure is and how it gets measured? In this lesson, we are going to define pressure and explain some of the units that are used to express measurements of pressure.

Hydrostatic Pressure: Definition, Equation, and Calculations

4. Hydrostatic Pressure: Definition, Equation, and Calculations

This video lesson will introduce you to hydrostatic pressure in a liquid, as well as provide examples for how to calculate the liquid's pressure at a given depth.

Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle

5. Buoyancy: Calculating Force and Density with Archimedes' Principle

Knowledge of the buoyant force is important when trying to understand why some objects float while other objects sink. In this lesson you'll learn about this unique force and how we apply it to various situations using Archimedes' Principle.

Fluid Mass, Flow Rate and the Continuity Equation

6. Fluid Mass, Flow Rate and the Continuity Equation

Fluids rarely stay put, so we need to understand how they move. In this lesson, you will learn about how the movement of fluids is influenced by the space it passes through, as well as see examples of how to calculate aspects of this movement.

Bernoulli's Principle: Definition and Examples

7. Bernoulli's Principle: Definition and Examples

Understanding how a moving fluid's speed and pressure change as it flows along is not only important for building airplanes but also for backyard fun. In this video lesson you'll learn about Bernoulli's principle and identify some practical applications of this concept.

Bernoulli's Equation: Formula, Examples & Problems

8. Bernoulli's Equation: Formula, Examples & Problems

Bernoulli's equation describes an important relationship between pressure, speed, and height of an ideal fluid. In this lesson you will learn Bernoulli's equation, as well as see through an example how in an ideal fluid, the dynamics of that fluid remain constant.

Torricelli's Theorem: Tank Experiment, Formula and Examples

9. Torricelli's Theorem: Tank Experiment, Formula and Examples

Torricelli's theorem has practical applications in everyday life. This physical law explains an important relationship between fluid exit velocity and the height of that fluid in a container. Here, you will learn about this relationship as well as see how to calculate exit velocity using Torricelli's theorem.

Flow Rate: Definition & Equation

10. Flow Rate: Definition & Equation

In this lesson, you'll learn how to quantify the amount of fluid flowing through a pipe, channel, or other container. We will see that it depends on both the dimensions of the container and the speed of the fluid.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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