|1. Continuum Viewpoint and the Equation of Motion||Sonin, A. A. "Fundamental Laws of Motion for Particles, Material Volumes, and Control Volumes." (PDF - 1.5 MB)
Table of Fluid Physical Properties (PDF)
|2. Static Fluids||Solution to Helium Balloon Problem (PDF)|
|3. Mass Conservation||Simple Example: Piston (PDF - 2.4 MB) - A simple example showing a number of different ways in which the conservation of mass equation for a material volume can be used.|
|4. Inviscid Flow||Streamline Coordinates (PDF) - This document provides a derivation of the Bernoulli equation in streamline coordinates and provides an example.
Roadmap of Inviscid Flow Equations (PDF) - This page shows the interconnections between different formulations of the Euler Equation and Bernoulli Equation together with the assumptions required to derive each representation.
|5. Control Volume Theorems||Navier-Stokes Equation Sheet (PDF)|
|6. Navier-Stokes Equation and Viscous Flow||Viscous Flow (PDF) - Outline of the derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations plus discussions of the stress tensor and also the bulk viscosity.
Criteria for Locally Fully Developed Flow (PDF) - This document summarizes the scaling and nondimensional arguments used in deciding if a flow is locally fully developed.
Slider Block Example (PDF)
|8. Potential Flow||Potential Flow Formula Sheet (PDF) (Courtesy of Brenden Epps. Used with permission.)|
|9. Boundary Layers, Separation and Drag||Generalized Boundary Layers (PDF) - Some notes on scaling the boundary layer equations.|
|10. Potential Flow, Lift, Drag and Thrust||Wingtip Vortices
NASA's Autonomous Formation Flight (AFF) Photos
Vortex Ring Guns - A quick Web search shows that these "non-lethal weapons" are still actively being considered.