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How Things Work Class Notes

How Things Work Class Notes - How Things Work Chapter 5.1...

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How Things Work Chapter 5.1 02/04/2008 11:34:00 -  Idiom- The tip of the iceberg The tip of the iceberg is the part of a problem that can be seen, with far more  serious problems lying underneath -  The sinking of the RMS Titanic What fraction of the iceberg sticks out of the water? -  Archimedes principle is the law of buoyancy.  It states that, “any body partially  or completely submerged in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the  fluid displaced by the body -  Mass= density x volume -  The first thing to keep in mind is that the water the iceberg usually floats in is  salt water, with density 1.024x10^3 kg/m^3.  Ice has a density of 0.917x10^3 kg/m^3 -  If an ice cube melts while in a glass of water, the water level REMAINS THE  SAME
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How Things Work Chapter 6.2 02/04/2008 11:34:00 - Laminar and turbulent flow
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