Lecture-1_(9-6-11)

Lecture-1_(9-6-11) - APPH 4200 Physics of Fluids...

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APPH 4200 Physics of Fluids Introduction September 6, 2011 1 Info Course website: http://www.apam.columbia.edu/courses/apph4200x/ Instructor: Prof. Mike Mauel, [email protected] TA: Ken Zhao <[email protected] > Email us with questions/comments/help requests! 2
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Fluid Behavior is both Complex and Familiar “Smoke” or Streaklines 757 Trailing Vortices Kelvin-Helmholtz Roll-Ups Rishiri-to Island Gustav and Hanna 3 Fluid Behavior and Art The Great Wave off Kanagawa Starry Night 4
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Fluid Behavior is Important http://vortex.plymouth.edu / 5 What is a Fluid? Fluid mechanics is continuum mechanics. A fluid cannot maintain shear stress without “flowing”. Includes: liquid, gas, plasma, and mixtures 6
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Today’s Lecture: Quick Introductions Hydrostatics Equations of motion and the convective derivative Steady flow and Bernoulli’s Theorem Daniel Bernoulli 1700-1782 7 Hydrostatics 8
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Example: Water in a Tank, Lake, Sea, Ocean 9 New Sphere in Exploring the Abyss By WILLIAM J. BROAD Published: August 25, 2008 10
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Alvin can transport a pilot and two scientists down 2.8 miles, providing access to 62 percent of
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