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Bernoulli's equation

Demystifying the Often Misunderstood Bernoulli's Equation

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Introduction Bernoulli's equation is one of the most useful equations in the field of fluid mechanics, owing to its simplicity and broad applicability.…
buoyancy

Understanding Buoyancy: The Limits of Archimedes

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It’s a principle as old as science itself, and remarkably, remains essentially unchanged in the light of revolution after revolution in our understanding…
airplanelift

How Does an Airplane Wing Work: a Primer on Lift

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Many people ask how an airplane wing works, and there are any number of answers that are commonly given. You might have even seen vigorous arguments…