The winner of the fall 2017 competition!
Famous contributors to Fluid Mechanics, Daniel Bernoulli and George Stokes, argue through a rap battle who was the more influential physicist between the two of them. Stokes, hailing from a later time period, cla...

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The Magnus effect has been the root cause for some of interesting sport phenomena. This video explains what the Magnus effect is and how it works. In addition, we did our own demonstration of this effect to further show its application....

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First invented by Dutch engineer Cornelis Drebbel, submarines have come a long way from being the simple oar powered contraptions that they originally started as. The submarines of today are sleek, and powerful stealth weapons of the sea, integral to ever...

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This Fluids Mechanics video educates viewers on the Reynolds number. The video depicts a scenario where a fire alarm is set off due to a student smoking a cigarette. Using his knowledge in fluid mechanics, the RA was able to discover that this student was...

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The Ancient Romans needed large amounts of water to supply the bath houses and fountains in their cities. Because resources nearby were lacking, Roman engineers designed and built an expansive system of aqueduct tunnels and arcades to bring water into the...

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The winner of the fall 2016 competition!
How did ancient civilization devise clocks which could track the passage of time? From the Ancient Egyptians, to the Greeks and Koreans, many different solutions were created using principles of fluid mechanics....

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The Venturi effect is the phenomenon that occurs when a fluid that is flowing through a pipe is forced through a narrow section, resulting in a pressure decrease and a velocity increase. Main purpose of this video is to demonstrate significance of Venturi...

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In this video, we discuss the basic concepts of pipe flow in terms of oil pipelines, as well as some design factors that need to be considered when constructing a large pipeline. Although safety is taken for granted in this video, the health of workers an...

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This video demonstrates how the Pascal's Fluid principles are applied to make car breaks operate. Since an incompressible fluid
exerts pressure evenly throughout its surface, an incomming pressure on a fluid will equal the outward pressure exerted by the ...

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A Suspicious equation left behind at the of crime scene of the infamous Alexeev bank robbery. Authorities have identified 3 suspects in this peculiar heist involving a squirt gun, fountain and carburetor. Could this key piece of evidence solve this grea...

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The winner of the fall 2015 competition!
Founded by Romanian physicist Henri Coandă in 1910, the Coandă effect is the tendency of a fluid to be attracted to a nearby surface. This concept has been an important application in areas such as aerodynamics ...

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This project talks about buoyancy and relates it to science in movies to show how it is not always correct. Specifically, it takes a look at a well known Monty Python skit, the witch scene. We will correct their error and prove once and for all whether sh...

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Cavitation is the boiling of a fluid due to low pressure. When the pressure drops below the fluid’s vapor pressure, bubbles form. This is often caused by propellers spinning at high speeds. This video explores the effects of cavitation on the stealth an...

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It is a period of civil unjust. Rebel Darth Vader, also known as DV, strikes from a hidden base, to win over the kingdom. During the incredible battle, DV spies managed to steal secret plans to Luke Skywalker's ultimate weapon, PRINCESS LEIA, a beautiful...

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This video uses the movie castaway to explain buoyancy forces. While Wilson does not speak in the original movie, he is given a voice in this video to create commentary and help Tom figure out how to get off the island. By the end of the video viewers wil...

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In this episode of Nick.O, we look at how the “Hover Lover” cruises around Georgia Tech with the help of his pressure washer and long board. To figure out how he gets around and picks up the ladies, we look at the video breakdown. By applying the Ber...

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Dr. Brolexeev attempts to teach the students of ME3340 about buoyancy. After some initial uncertainty and a lively dance number to "What Do You Mean" by Justin Bieber, the Professor uses an in-class demonstration to help them understand. Realizing that th...

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This video was created as an extra credit project by students in Georgia Tech’s ME 3340 fluid mechanics class. In this video, we explore the use of jet propulsion by squids and how this can be related to fluid mechanics....

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It is the eve of the World Chugging Championships, and scientists past and present are working on ideas to win. Bernoulli ultimately derives his equation and designs a funnel to increase the velocity of the fluid and increase his chance at victory. He is ...

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On this episode of Chopped and Served, five competitors are presented with the challenge of making the best pasta sauce recipe. The competition is judged by two famous Food Network chefs, Paula Deen and Guy Fieri. The final contestants have very different...

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The premise of this video is based on Bernoulli’s equation. The video describes the use of the function, and it also describes some of the methods to go about using the function. Furthermore, this video describes some of the limitations of the function ...

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The video is about a Psy making Gangnam style music video. During the scene, he thinks it’s too boring, so the movie director got help of his friend at Georgia Tech, Prof. Alexander Alexeev. With using Fluid mechanics by applying the Reynolds number goi...

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In this video we discussed the viscosity of fluids and explained its effects. Also, we discussed the rope coiling effect of Newtonian fluids and its four regimes. Finally we discussed the phenomenon of the rope coiling effect on a conveyer belt....

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For our project, we, the Myth busters, explored the fluid calculations necessary to determine if it is possible to create a lethal water gun. After making a few simplifying assumptions (inviscid, steady flow) we were able to calculate the initial temperat...

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This video explains how to siphon a car and discusses the principle (Bernoulli Effect) behind the process. No actual siphoning of a car was performed in this video, nor do we encourage the viewer to siphon a car. This is merely for educational and enterta...

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In this video, we analyze different water guns using fluid mechanics. This means using the Bernoulli equation along with mass flow rate to describe how the guns work. We modeled the scene of our video after the famous book and movie series, The Hunger Gam...

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In this episode of "It's Always Sunny in Fluidelphia", the gang discovers how Fluid Mechanics can make their lives easier. How, you might ask? Dimensionless numbers and buoyancy are used to explain apple juice pong in a brand new light. A brief discussion...

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In this video, Bernoulli's principle is described using house fire sprinkler system. We consider our systems to be each end of the fire sprinkler. We use your Bernoulli's equation to qualitatively describe the relationship between input pressure and veloc...

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The following video shows different nozzles on a smoke machine and how they will change the flow of the smoke coming out. A small nozzle will produce flows with higher velocity, while nozzles with larger diameters will produce flow with slower velocity. T...

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The winner of the fall 2012 competition!
In this episode of the Wildlife Adventure Fun Hour with Fluids Charlie, our intrepid host, Fluids Charlie, sets out to track down the famed Georgia Tech mechanical engineering student. Braving the wilds of the GT...

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Bond Number has been contacted by M, and the news is grim. Reynolds Number is plotting to take over the Fluids Universe with the help of Mach Number, Froude Number, and Archimedes Number. We learn about Bond Number as he contemplates his effect on bubbl...

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In fluid mechanics, the Reynolds number (Re) is a dimensionless number that gives a measure of the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces for given flow conditions. The Reynolds number is an important parameter that describes whether flow conditions ...

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The video begins with an explanation of the Weber number. Then we show examples of droplet formation at different Weber numbers and explain how the number affects droplet shapes and formations. After the technical explanation, the group comedically forms ...

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Capillary Man attempts to save a drowning Georgia Tech student using the dimensionless capillary number. After many calculations from his assistant Alfred, it is determined that the use of a porous paper towels can create surface tension and thus move the...

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