fluid mechanics

laminar flow

Laminar Flow

Laminar flow is a phenomenon observed in flowing fluids that manifests during the study of fluid dynamics. In general, fluid … »

Kinematic Viscosity

In simplest terms, the viscosity of a fluid is the measurement of its resistance to deformation at a specified rate. … »

Pressure meters on natural gas pipeline

The Venturi Effect explained

The Venturi Effect was discovered by Italian physicist Giovanni Battista Venturi who lived between 1746 and 1822. In practice there … »

centrifugal pump: wroking principle

Introduction to Hydraulic Pumps

Hydraulic pumps are omnipresent and used in applications ranging from mud pumping (drilling site) to movement of the antenna in … »

nanofluids thermal management

What Are NANOFLUIDS? Why are they used?

Nanofluids are fluids containing nanometer (~1-100*10-9m) sized particles. It is engineered colloidal suspension of solid state nano-particles in a base … »

hydraulic symbols

A guide to common hydraulic symbols

A hydraulic circuit represents all the hydraulic components in a system. This includes the arrangement of the┬ácomponents and the behavior … »

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