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2014-06-25 04:21:48

STAR-CCM+ v9.04 is now available for download. NEW YORK and LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco(TM), the largest privately held CFD focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering

2014-06-24 08:24:01

DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Artificial Lift Systems Market, by Types (ESP, PCP, Rod Lift), by Component (Pump, Motor, Separator, Cable,

2014-06-23 23:06:08

For Blow off and Cooling The Nex Flow™ Model 45004 FAT Air Jet Air Amplifier is the Most Efficient on the Market. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 23, 2014

2014-06-19 23:17:17

Advanced Pump Technology: Leading Edge Technology Meets Long Established Reliability (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 AR North America announces the RTX, newest

2014-06-19 23:08:23

Comet Siding Spring will brush astonishingly close to Mars later this year – but UMD astronomers say it won't harm three spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet.

Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic

Future Of Aeronautical Simulation
2014-06-16 03:37:35

It's a platitude that is as true for garage tinkerers as it is for the NASA aeronautical innovators who are helping to design future airliners that will cut fuel consumption, reduce polluting emissions and fly more quietly.

2014-06-13 08:20:46

SHANGHAI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhenjiang Jinye Propeller Co., Ltd. has successfully developed Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP).

2014-06-12 12:23:03

Customers urged to keep metallic balloons away from power lines SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Choosing the right Father's Day gift can be tricky.


Latest Fluid dynamics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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2009-07-18 15:30:33

A Vortex (plural: vortices) is a spinning, often turbulent, mass of flowing fluid. Any spiral movement with a closed streamline is considered vortex flow. The speed and rate of rotation of a vortex is always greatest at the center, with progressively decreasing speed away from the center. The fluid pressure is lowest in the center of the vortex, and rises further from the center (Bernoulli's Principle). The core of a vortex is sometimes visible due to a plume of water vapor caused by...

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2009-07-18 12:56:04

Turbulence (or turbulent flow) is characterized by chaotic, random property changes. Turbulence occurs with low momentum diffusion (spreading of atmospheric properties), high momentum convection (vertical transference of atmospheric properties), and rapid variation of pressure and velocity in both space and time. A flow that is not turbulent is known as laminar flow. A vortex moving at low speeds will most likely cause laminar flow, and as speeds increase a transition is made to turbulent...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...

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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.