Buoyancy and Floatation

Buoyancy and Floatation

Search Your Query Here Basic Buoyancy and Floatation Concepts and Formulas Buoyancy When a body is immersed in a fluid, an upward force is exerted by the fluid on the body which is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the body. This upward force is called...
Fluid Properties

Fluid Properties

Search Your Query Here Basic Fluid Properties Definitions Real Fluid A fluid is said to be real if it has a viscosity, finite compressibility, and surface tension. Ideal Fluid A fluid is said to be ideal if it is assumed to be both incompressible and non-viscous. Its...
Degrees of Freedom?

Degrees of Freedom?

Search Your Query Here Degrees of freedom? The total number of possible independent ways which define the position and configuration of a mechanical system. The total number of independent ways a particle can exchange energy. Degrees of Freedom (f) for a Rigid Body A...
Basics of Hydro-Statics

Basics of Hydro-Statics

Search Your Query Here HYDRO-STATICS? The Branch of science which deals with the study of fluids at rest. Pascal’s Law It states that the pressure or intensity of pressure at a point in a fluid at rest is equal in all directions. Let consider a fluid at rest in...
What is Brayton Cycle

What is Brayton Cycle

 Simple and Easy Explanation of Brayton Cycle The cycle is named after American Engineer George Brayton. A theoretical thermodynamic cycle describing the working of a constant pressure heat engine. Gas turbines and Air-breathing jet engines use this cycle. It is also...