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Fluid subject to acceleration

  1. Jan 9, 2014 #1
    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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  3. Jan 9, 2014 #2


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    Read the problem statements.
  4. Jan 9, 2014 #3


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    It probably has to do with convenience of coordinate system definition for a given problem.
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