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IES for Clients

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The skilled and experienced engineering staff of IIHR’s Engineering Services specialize in making your project a success. With unmatched experience and expertise, we have the knowledge and tools to devise practical and effective solutions to your fluids-related engineering problems. We’ll start by listening carefully to your input in order to develop a thorough understanding of […]

Electronics & Instrumentation

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The Electronics Shop (part of the IIHR Engineering Services team) is staffed by three full-time engineers who assist researchers in the selection, use, calibration, and care of data-acquisition equipment and systems for a broad range of model and field research. Several levels of instruments to measure a variety of fluid-flow parameters are available. When the […]

Physical Modeling

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The physical modeling experts on the IIHR Engineering Services (IES) team have worked with clients from around the globe to develop groundbreaking solutions to complex hydraulic problems. Physical hydraulic modeling is a strength of our team, perfected through decades of experience developing innovative designs and supporting applied hydraulic research. By working closely with our clients […]

IES For Researchers

Posted on July 1st, 2014

At IIHR, our faculty members, students, and staff work together to understand one of the world’s greatest resources—water. As a researcher and educator, you will be an integral part of IIHR’s comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to education, which includes basic fluid mechanics (including water, air, and blood), laboratory experimentation, and computational approaches. At the institute, researchers […]

About the Fluids Lab

Posted on August 11th, 2011

Educational Innovation: An IIHR Tradition Instruction in Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics has always been a central function of IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering (formerly known as the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research). Although a research institute, IIHR has been part of the university’s College of Engineering (originally the College of Applied Science) from the start. IIHR’s first […]

Visualizations: Fluid Mechanics Concepts

Posted on May 18th, 2011

* Given that the transmission speed and image size might not be optimum when playing the movies directly, you can alternatively download the clips. To do this move the cursor to the hyperlink, right click the mouse, and select SAVE TARGET AS. The files are in MPEG format, and are approximatly 100 MB each, so […]

Visualizations: Fluid Mechanics

Posted on May 18th, 2011

* Given that the transmission speed and image size might not be optimum when playing the movies directly, you can alternatively download the clips. To do this move the cursor to the hyperlink, right click the mouse, and select SAVE TARGET AS. The files are in MPEG format, and are approximately 300 MB each, so […]

Flow Visualization & Simulation Gallery

Posted on May 18th, 2011

Many of the visualizations linked below require a media player. Please download the latest Windows Media Player or Apple Quick Time player in order to view them. Image Gallery: Flow Types, Hydraulic Structures, Flow Transport, and Interaction Processes Visualizations: Fluid Mechanics Topics/Processes Visualizations: Fluid Mechanics Concepts Simulation Samples Please send comments or questions to: marian-muste@uiowa.edu […]

Fluids Lab—Instructional Resources

Posted on May 18th, 2011

This section provides a wealth of additional resources for use both in and out of the classroom. These resources complement the information acquired in lectures and the Fluids Lab, while also broadening perspectives on the role of fluid mechanics on planet Earth. Many of the documents linked to this page use the Adobe(R) PDF file […]

Fluids Lab

Posted on May 10th, 2011

IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering has a long tradition of excellence in fluid mechanics and hydraulics instruction. The tradition, which dates back in the early 1930s, continues today. In February 1995, IIHR proposed consolidating the fluids teaching laboratories in the College of Engineering to form a single state-of-the-art teaching facility, supported by the IIHR mechanical and electronics […]

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