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By G. S. Settles, G. Tremblay, J. M. Cimbala, L. J. Dodson and J. D. Miller


This paper describes a new series of 10-15 minute narrated videos that use flow visualization to illustrate basic fluid mechanics concepts. These videos are distributed in DVD form accompanying a basic fluids textbook. Fluid mechanics is fundamentally visual, and visual topics can be taught by modern multimedia methods. Our philosophy of thus providing a “glimpse through the research laboratory window, ” as an adjunct to the textbook but not a replacement for it, is described an

Topics: Fluid dynamics, flow visualization, education, video, NSF This instrument can teach, it can illuminate, yes, and it can even inspire
Year: 2009
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