Ch 5: NYSTCE Physics: Fluid Mechanics

About This Chapter

As you prepare to take the NYSTCE Physics CST exam, watch the lesson videos in this chapter to review what you know about hydrostatic pressure, buoyancy and other mechanical properties of fluids.

NYSTCE Physics: Fluid Mechanics - Chapter Summary

The expert instructors of this chapter will help you prepare for the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) Physics Content Specialty Test (CST) through a series of lesson videos on the properties of fluids in physics and the principles that describe them. Complete the activities of this chapter to prepare yourself for questions on:

  • The characteristics of fluids in physics
  • Equations and calculations for hydrostatic pressure
  • Using Archimedes' principle to calculate buoyancy
  • Calculating flow rate and the continuity equation
  • Bernoulli's principle

In addition to these lesson videos, this chapter also includes quizzes that you can use to improve your understanding of the facts presented. The lesson videos themselves have built-in video tags that can take viewers to key points. You can use these to organize a review of the information after completing the lesson videos and quizzes.

NYSTCE Physics: Fluid Mechanics Objectives

Future educators in the state of New York take the computerized NYSTCE Physics CST to demonstrate their competency in physics. For certification, these test takers are asked to complete 90 multiple-choice questions and one constructed-response question in four hours and 15 minutes. About 23% of the exam's questions are in the Mechanics and Thermodynamics subarea. Use the tools of this chapter to reinforce your knowledge of the principles of fluid mechanics so that you will be able to answer related questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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