Mechanical Properties of Fluids

Physics Part II

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Distinguish between streamline and turbulent flow of a liquid.

Difference between streamline motion and turbulent motion.

i) It is an orderly type of motion in which the liquid flows in parallel layers while, turbulent motion is disorderly type of motion.

ii) Every particle of the liquid follows the path of it's preceeding particle and travel with the same velocity in magnitude and direction whereas, the motion of particles of the liquids becomes different at different points in turbulent flow.

iii) The velocity of streamline flow is less than critical velocity but, in turbulent motion the liquid moves with a velocity greater than the critical velocity of the liquid.

iv) Streamline flow is laminar whereas, turbulent flow is non-laminar.

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For solids with elastic modulus of rigidity, the shearing force is proportional to ............ while for fluids it is proportional to ............... (shear strain/rate of shear strain).

For solids with elastic modulus of rigidity, the shearing force is proportional to ............ while for fluids it is proportional to ............... (shear strain/rate of shear strain).

Shear strain

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Surface tension of liquids generally ....... with the temperature. (increases/decreases).

Decreases.

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For the model of a plane in a wind tunnel turbulence occurs at a .................. speed than the critical speed for turbulence for an actual plane. (greater/smaller)

For the model of a plane in a wind tunnel turbulence occurs at a .................. speed than the critical speed for turbulence for an actual plane. (greater/smaller)

Greater.

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For a fluid in steady flow, the increase in flow speed at a constriction follows from .............while the decrease of pressure there follows from ................. (conservation of mass/Bernoulli's equation).

For a fluid in steady flow, the increase in flow speed at a constriction follows from .............while the decrease of pressure there follows from ................. (conservation of mass/Bernoulli's equation).

Conservation of mass,

Bernoulli's equation.

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Explain why:

(b) Atmospheric pressure at a height of about 6 km decreases to nearly half of its value at the sea level, though the height of the atmosphere is more than 100 km.

Near the sea level, density of air is the maximum. With increase in height from the surface, density of air decreases. At a height of about 6 km, density decreases to nearly half of its value at the sea level. Atmospheric pressure is proportional to density. Hence, at a height of 6 km from the surface, it decreases to nearly half of its value at the sea level.

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