|2. Static Fluids||Liquid Mirrors - A useful application of rigid body rotation (large mercury liquid mirror technology).|
|4. Inviscid Flow||Astarita, G., and M. E. Mackay. "The generalized engineering Bernoulli equation (GEBE) and the first and second laws of thermodynamics for viscoelastic fluids." J Rheol 403 (May/June 1996): 335-346. |
A recent research article discussing the full form of the Bernoulli equation and its connection to dissipation, 'stress-power' and the first/second laws of thermodynamics.
Dornheim, M. A. "Flying In Space For Low Cost." Aviation Week and Space Technology (April 20, 2003).
Virgin Galactic - Links to Virgin Galactic video and information on SpaceshipOne, from Bert Rutan's company Scaled Composites.
|5. Control Volume Theorems||Centrifugal Turbine (PDF - 1.8 MB) - These notes outline a complicated example involving conservation of linear and angular momentum; the centrifugal turbine.|
|10. Potential Flow, Lift, Drag and Thrust||Dragonfly Flight - Prof. Jane Wang's site on dragonfly flight and the role of vorticity shedding in fluttering and tumbling.|
|11. Surface Tension and its Importance||Thoroddsen, S. T., and K. Takehara. "The coalescence cascade of a drop." Phys Fluids 12, no. 6 (June 2000): 1265-1267. |
Woodward, I. "Tall Storeys" Nature 428 (April 22, 2004): 807-808.
A paper on the fundamental limitations on tree height as a consequence of capillary phenomena in the xylem.
Complex Fluids and Interfacial Physics - Bouncing droplets Web site by Prof. Kavehpour (UCLA), including an MPEG movie of the "bouncelet" droplet cascade.
Gobbling droplets - A movie of the "gobbling droplet" phenomenon shown in class and considered in Quiz 2. It shows how complicated the effects of surface curvature can be on the evolution of a fluid thread.