Fluid Mechanics


While we have paid careful attention to how we function on terra firma, we should also pay attention to the air and water around us. As we shall see below, fluids such as air and water exhibit properties worthy of study when they are at rest (aerostatics and hydrostatics) or when they are moving (aerodynamics and hydrodynamics).

Topics to Consider

1. Pressure

2. Density

3. Archimedes Principle - Flotation & Buoyancy

4. Pascal's Principle

5. Bernoulli's Principle

6. Viscosity