fluid_statics_fall08_dipa

fluid_statics_fall08_dipa - W 3 2 L d L y R-+ = d F R y R L...

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CE 321 Lab 2 – Fluid Statics General Information Worksheet and Spreadsheets due Thursday by 12 Noon Lab Reports due Tuesday by 4.00 pm
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A h F c R γ = Hydrostatic Theory Horizontal Plane Resultant Force =
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Vertical Plane C e n t r o i d = h / 2 c c xc R y A y I y + = ……………………………. .. (1) (Theoretical) A h A h F c R 2 γ γ= = …………………… (2) 2 h y c = R y
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Objectives Experimentally verify the accuracy of the equation derived from Hydrostatic theory to predict the location of center of pressure Determine if uncertainty in measurements appear to explain the inaccuracy in predicting the location of center of pressure using the equation derived from Hydrostatic theory Comment on the suitability of the equation derived from Hydrostatic theory for engineering use
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) ( ) ( 0 1 2 L W L F M R pivot - = = Σ R F 2 L 1 L R y Where, = resultant force = length of the arm where resultant force acts = length of the arm where W acts = location on the submerged plane where resultant force is acting = force produced by the mass placed on the tray,
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Unformatted text preview: W 3 2 L d L y R-+ = d F R y R L 2 L 3 w l CW W L 1 L 4 Pivot (Experimental) PPre Partially Submerged Fully Submerged Pressure Prism for Partially and Fully submerged case R y R y Enter data into spreadsheet & study the plot Post Lab Session Analysis Theo Uncertainty explains inaccuracy Uncertainty does not explain inaccuracy In order to answer each objective NOTE: Consider the two cases (partially and fully submerged) separately for each objective Objective 1 Consider the inaccuracy in both the 2 cases separately Look at Error ( Relative error) Objective 2 Look at the plot and comment Compare Error and Propagated uncertainty. Does uncertainty account for inaccuracy? Objective 3 Comment on suitability of Eq.1. for engineering use Consider inaccuracy, uncertainty and state the logic behind your conclusion...
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