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2014-02-12 12:23:52

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The African Gas Turbine MarketRedefining Africa's Power Generation MixThe energy and power systems (EPS) business unit within Frost & Sullivan constantly monitors global gas turbine markets. This research service provides a concise analysis of the current state of the African gas turbine market and focuses solely on large gas turbines with a power rating of 60 MW and above. This...

2014-02-11 16:23:20

DUBLIN, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3bn4c/patch_pump_drug) has announced the addition of the "Patch Pump Drug Delivery Systems to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3bn4c/patch_pump_drug ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Devices, Drugs, Markets, and Forecasts Patch pumps are the convergence of several technologies...

NASA Sees Rainfall In Tropical Cyclone Fobane
2014-02-11 15:16:46

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Some towering thunderstorms were spotted in Tropical Cyclone Fobane as NASA's TRMM satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on February 10. Fobane was formerly Tropical Cyclone 14S and when it strengthened into a tropical storm it was renamed. NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency manages the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM. TRMM has the capability to measure rainfall rates from space and data that can be used...

2014-02-11 08:20:45

Collaboration develops solution that dramatically speeds up simulation of large multiphysics models PITTSBURGH, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANSYS Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS) users can now leverage NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) to speed up fluid dynamics simulation and quickly handle large, complex simulation models. Available for the first time with ANSYS(®) Fluent(®) 15.0, the jointly developed GPU-accelerated commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver broadens...

2014-02-10 04:21:22

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvh485/microfluidics) has announced the addition of the "Microfluidics Market By Materials, Pharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery Devices, IVD - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvh485/microfluidics ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The microfluidics market is...

2014-02-07 08:22:10

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Gas Turbine Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Eastern Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" and "Gas Turbine Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" to its...

2014-02-07 08:20:40

SIMKO 300 seal ring proves impressive in wind power facilities PLYMOUTH, Mich., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydratech Industries, a leading provider of solutions for wind power facilities and hydraulic systems, is relying on a polyurethane sealing solution from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies for its new hydraulic accumulator. Test comparisons with other products have shown that Freudenberg-NOK's SIMKO 300 seal ring offers distinct advantages over frequently used...

2014-02-06 16:21:55

Metallic Balloons That Contact Electric Lines Can Cause Power Outages and Injuries SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Valentine's Day festivities taking place next week, many customers will celebrate with helium-filled metallic balloons. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to securely tie a weight to all metallic balloons containing helium to prevent them from floating away. Metallic balloons that contact overhead power lines can disrupt electric service...

BARREL Launches Science Balloons In Antarctica
2014-02-05 09:49:22

[ Watch The Video: BARREL Team Launching 20 Balloons ] Karen C. Fox - NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. In the bright light of Antarctica's summer sun, a NASA mission launched its first 18 science balloons between Dec. 27, 2013, and Feb. 2, 2014. BARREL, or the Balloon Array for Radiation belt Relativistic Electron Losses, plans to launch 20 balloons in total to help unravel the mysterious radiation belts, two gigantic donuts of particles that surround Earth....

NASA's Aqua Satellite Tracking System 94P Near Queensland
2014-02-04 08:05:51

NASA A tropical low pressure area known as "System 94P" has tracked across western Queensland and moved into the Gulf of Carpentaria between Karumba and Gilbert River Mouth on February 3 as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead. System 94P continues to struggle to organize into a tropical depression, and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology or ABM has dubbed the storm "Fletcher." ABM expects the low pressure area to bring heavy rain to the Gulf Country district, mostly to coastal parts...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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