CE 321
INTRODUCTION TO FLUID MECHANICS
2004
LABORATORY 1: FLUID STATICS Objectives: To experimentally verify the accuracy of the equation derived from hydrostatic theory to predict the location of the center of pressure on a submerged plane surface (Eq. 1
FLUID STATICS Derivation for Propagation of uncertainty for FULLY SUBMERGED case: y R = L2 ( L3 d ) (1) [d (d l )] A + (d l ) A = (2d l ) A . (2) 2 2
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( 2d l ) A 2
WL1
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SOLUTIONS MANUAL
Fluid Mechanics
for Engineers
David A. Chin
May 6, 2016
Chapter 1
Properties of Fluids
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=1
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MLT2
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CE321 Fluid Mechanics
Solutions
Note: In solutions, Table 8.1 is the same as 8.1 in your textbook. Figure 8.11 is refer to Figure
8.10 in your textbook.
Problem 1: A 20 inch diameter galvanized iron pipe 2 miles long carries 4
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CE 321 PRELAB QUESTIONS
LABORATORY #4 LINEAR MOMENTUM
NOTE: These questions will be due before class begins on the day of the specified lab.
5 points will be deducted from your grade for this lab if these are not turned in on time
and
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AC FA =
Wt MC / FA / moist Wt MC / FA / dry
Wt MC / FA / dry
Wt AC / FA / SSD Wt AC / FA / dry
Wt AC / FA / dry
100
100
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The annual cash rate for a segment of a highway is expressed in the number of traffic accidents per one million vehicle miles of travel. The annual cash rate for an intersection is expressed
in the number of accidents per million entering vehicles. Althou
CE 321 SPRING 2009: LAB FINAL REVIEW SHEET
ERROR AND UNCERTAINTY:
Know the difference between uncertainty and error.
It is important to distinguish between error and uncertainty. Error [b.20] is defined as
the difference between an individual result and
Module 7: Thermal properties
(10 pt) Compare and contrast the approaches to predicting thermal conductivity and specific heat of
biological materials. Explain the underlying principles behind the similarities and differences.
Both thermal conductivity and
CE321
SPRING 2008
LAB 1 Fluid Statics
1/8
GMH
Fluid Statics Lab
Hydrostatic Theory
Forces develop on submerged plane
If fluid is at rest, force is PERPINDICULAR to the plane
Horizontal Plane
FR = resultant force
= hcA
where: = sp.wt. of fluid
hc (yc) =
CE 321 Flow Measurement Lab Report Worksheet
8/10
NAME?
Use complete sentences since that is what you will have to do in your report!
List your objectives
1. To measure flow rates.
List your conclusions for
each objective. Do so in
order of importance.
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Discussion
There were three objectives for this lab: to measure flow rates, to assess the uncertainty
of the measured flow rates, and to determine how to make accurate flow rate
measurements.
Flow rates where obtained by measuring the time it took to fill
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Example 4.6
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The pump of Fig. E4.6 is to increase the pressure of 0.2 rn /s of water from 200 kPa to
600 kPa. If the pump is 85% efficient, how much electrical power will
CE 321 SPRING 2009: LAB FINAL REVIEW SHEET
ERROR AND UNCERTAINTY:
Know the difference between uncertainty and error.
It is important to distinguish between error and uncertainty. Error [b.20] is defined as
the difference between an individual result and