Module 1

Objectives:

After completing this module, students will understand the relationship between force and pressure.  Students will know how pressure changes with depth.  They will be able to calculate the buoyant force on objects using Archimedes' principle.  Students will be able to analyze fluid flow using Bernoulli's equation, and they will be able to distinguish between laminar and turbulent flow.

Pressure and buoyancy

Study the on-line material:

Complete:

Additional material:
Textbook, Chapters 14.1 - 14.3  (Vol. 1)


Ideal Fluids

Study the on-line material:

Complete:

Additional material:
Textbook, Chapters 14.5 - 14.6  (Vol. 1)


Viscous Fluids

Study the on-line material:

Complete:

Additional material:  
Textbook, Chapter 14.7  (Vol. 1)