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# Midterm_review - MAE130B Midterm Review Ch 7 8 Review Changzheng Huang Ch 7 Review Dimensional analysis FLT system and MLT system Buckingham Pi

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MAE130B – Midterm Review Ch 7 & 8 Review Changzheng Huang

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Midterm review Changzheng Huang 2 Ch 7 Review Dimensional analysis • FLT system and MLT system • Buckingham Pi theorem • Method of repeating variables
Midterm review Changzheng Huang 3 Ch 7 Review 8 steps in method of repeating variables, (1) List all variables (2) Express in basic dimensions (3) Determine reference dimensions and # of Pi terms (4) Select repeating variables (5) Form the Pi term for the first non-repeating variable (6) Repeat (5) for all other non-repeating variables (7) Check all Pi terms are dimensionless (8) Express the final functional relationship

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Midterm review Changzheng Huang 4 Ch 7 Review Need to be familiar with, Basic dimensions vs. reference dimensions Repeating variables vs. non-repeating variables How to select reference dimensions How to determine number of pi terms How to form pi terms How to select repeating variables # of repeating variables = # of reference dimensions = r # of pi terms = k – r Generally, do not choose u 1 as repeating variable.
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## This note was uploaded on 03/10/2009 for the course MAE 130B taught by Professor Huang during the Spring '09 term at UC Irvine.

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Midterm_review - MAE130B Midterm Review Ch 7 8 Review Changzheng Huang Ch 7 Review Dimensional analysis FLT system and MLT system Buckingham Pi

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