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quicksand - Quicksand What is quicksand? non-Newtonian...

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Unformatted text preview: Quicksand What is quicksand? non-Newtonian fluid No simple relation between shear and strain Acts like a liquid You can fall into it Acts like a solid You can find it hard to get out of it QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. From totherefromhere.wordpress.com Shear, Stress & Strain Shear (stress) Pushing different parts in different directions Compression (stress) Pushing or pulling on an object Strain How much the thing bends when stress is applied Usually , stress and strain are closely related QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Q uickTim e and a decom pressor are needed to see this picture. Moving Through a Fluid Need to push molecules out of the way To move faster, need to move more molecules Interactions between molecules may not care about how fast you push QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Moving Through a Fluid...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course PHYS 181 taught by Professor Gilholder during the Spring '10 term at McGill.

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