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This lab manual provides students with the theory, practical applications, objectives, and laboratory procedure of ten experiments. The manual also includes educational videos showing how student should run each experiment and a workbook for organizing data collected in the lab and preparing result tables and charts.

Covers experiments:
Experiment #1: Hydrostatic Pressure
Experiment #2: Bernoulli's Theorem Demonstration
Experiment #3: Energy Loss in Pipe Fittings
Experiment #4: Energy Loss in Pipes
Experiment #5: Impact of a Jet
Experiment #6: Orifice and Free Jet Flow
Experiment #7: Osborne Reynolds' Demonstration
Experiment #8: Free and Forced Vortices
Experiment #9: Flow Over Weirs
Experiment #10: Pump

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Andrew Czubai
Ankur Patel
Habib Ahmari
Nicholas Sopko
Shah Md Imran Kabir
10/02/2019
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This subject provides an introduction to fluid mechanics. Students are introduced to and become familiar with all relevant physical properties and fundamental laws governing the behavior of fluids and learn how to solve a variety of problems of interest to civil and environmental engineers. While there is a chance to put skills from Calculus and Differential Equations to use in this subject, the emphasis is on physical understanding of why a fluid behaves the way it does. The aim is to make the students think as a fluid. In addition to relating a working knowledge of fluid mechanics, the subject prepares students for higher-level subjects in fluid dynamics.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Calculus
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Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
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01/01/2006
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This course introduces fluid mechanics, the study of how and why fluids (both gaseous and liquid) behave the way they do. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Formulate basic equation for fluid engineering problems; Use the Poiseuille equation, Reynolds number correlations, and Moody chart for description of laminar and turbulent pipe flow; Use tables, figures, and energy equations to predict pressure drop in pipes, across fittings and through pumps and turbines; Use tables and figures to determine the friction energy loss; Perform dimensional analysis and identify important parameters; Calculate pressure distributions, forces on surfaces, and buoyancy; Analyze flow situations and use appropriate methods to obtain quantitative information for engineering applications. (Mechanical Engineering 201)

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Physics
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The Saylor Foundation
04/29/2019
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This course will survey physics concepts and their respective applications; it is intended as a basic introduction to the current physical understanding of our universe. In this course, the student will study physics from the ground up, learning the basic principles of physical law, their application to the behavior of objects, and the use of the scientific method in driving advances in this knowledge. This course focuses on Newtonian mechanics--how objects move and interact--rather than Electromagnetism or Quantum Mechanics. While mathematics is the language of physics, the student need only be familiar with high school-level algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; the small amount of additional math needed will be developed during the course. (Physics 101; See also: Biology 109, Chemistry 001, Mechanical Engineering 005)

Subject:
Trigonometry
Physics
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Full Course
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
04/29/2019
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Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters. Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition. The first edition of Principles of Macroeconomics by OpenStax is available in web view here.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
06/29/2017
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Analyze whether monetary policy decisions should be made more democratically
Calculate the velocity of money
Evaluate the central bank’s influence on inflation, unemployment, asset bubbles, and leverage cycles
Calculate the effects of monetary stimulus

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College