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57:020 Mechanics of Fluids and Transfer Processes

General Instructions
Measurement of Kinematic Viscosity
– Prelab Presentation
Measurement of Velocity Profile and Head Loss/Friction Factor in Pipe Flow
– Prelab Presentation
Measurement of Pressure Distribution and Lift for an Airfoil
Calibration of Pressure Transducers
– Prelab Presentation


53:071 Principles of Hydraulics

General Instructions
  • Energy and Hydraulic Grade Lines in Water Pipe Systems
    – Prelab Presentation (PPT, 876K)
  • Local Losses in Pipe Flows
    – Prelab Presentation (PPT, 1.3M)
  • Analysis of Open-Channel Flow Transitions Using the Specific Energy Diagram
    – Prelab Presentation (PPT, 471K)
  • Weir Calibration
    – Prelab Presentation (PPT, 402K)
  • Pelton Turbine Experiment
    -Prelab Presentation Project #1 (PPT, 1022 KB)
    -Prelab Presentation Project #2 (PPT, 2010 KB)


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