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Fluid subject to acceleration

by petersun825
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petersun825
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Jan9-14, 11:06 AM
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While working on fluid dynamics problems I noticed that the incline angle sometimes starts at middle while other times starts at one end. Is there an explanation for this?

I know the slope =(linear a)/(gravitational g)
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Jan9-14, 12:27 PM
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Read the problem statements.
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Jan9-14, 10:33 PM
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It probably has to do with convenience of coordinate system definition for a given problem.


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