Fluids
General properties of fluids; temperature defined; heat and temperature; pressure defined; pressure versus height; buoyancy forces; Bernoulli's equation.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Archimedes' Principle
Pascal's law defined; Archimedes' principle defined (F_{b} = ρ*g*V); mass density and pressure defined; equation for pressure as a function of depth derived.

8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Properties of Fluids
Forces involved in air pressure and buoyancy.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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 Complete practice problem 1
Buoyancy
Comparing the force needed to support an object in air and water.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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 Complete exam problem 1b
 Check solution to exam problem 1b
Floating Cylinder
Buoyant force acting on a hollow cylinder containing a person.

8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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 Complete exam problem 2
 Check solution to exam problem 2