Another example is if the handout said to collect data for 30 seconds but you

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should be mentioned as well as the reason why. Another example is if the handout said to collect data for 30 seconds, but you chose to collect it for 40 seconds. In this case, you should also explain why this was done. Also notice that after the end of a section you need to introduce a blank line, so as to separate the different sections of the report. Results and Discussion - 25 marks Unless otherwise stated in the lab handout, in this section you present your processed results and your key findings. Raw data, for example the tables that you fill out during the lab, should be placed in the appendix at the end of the report and should not be presented in the main body of the report. Remember that there is a page limit to the report and you should therefore think carefully what information is presented and how it is presented. For example, if you are including a figure and you want to make reference to the figure, then it should be done in the following manner - In figure 1 we show the relationship between the turbulent Reynolds number Re λ and the dissipation coefficient C ε for two different inlet velocities. Note how the figure has a caption which clearly explains what is seen. The axes are clearly labelled and legible, as are the symbols used to differentiate between the two data sets. Although the units are dimensionless in this example, make sure you use the same class of units i.e. if you are using metric units, then use metric units on both axes. Since these are discrete data points, they are not connected by any curve/line, however, the fits to the data are continuous lines because these can be represented by an equation, as shown in figure 1. Lab X Group X Page 1 40 80 160 320 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1 Re λ C ε U c = 10.8 m/s U c = 8.1 m/s UQES : C ε Re λ -0.6 DQES: C ε Re λ 0.5 ES: C ε Re λ 0 Figure 1: Variation of dissipation coefficient Cε against the turbulent Reynolds number Reλ for two inlet conditions. Scaling laws in the Upstream Quasi-Equilibrium Subregion (UQES), the Downstream Quasi-Equilibrium Subregion (DQES) and the Equilibrium Subregion (ES) are shown.
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