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Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questionsor Ninety Minutes of Shame but a PhD for the Rest of Your Life!$
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Dmitry Budker and Alexander O. Sushkov

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780199681655

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681655.001.0001

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Fluids

Fluids

Chapter:
(p.28) 2 Fluids
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Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questions
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Dmitry Budker

Alexander O. Sushkov

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681655.003.0002

The problems in this chapter cover hydrostatics, nonviscous and viscous flow, surface gravity waves, bubbles, melting, the distribution of the Earth’s atmospheric temperature, and other topics. The presentation takes into account the fact that many, if not most, students of physics in the United States will not have had a course on fluids in their undergraduate curriculum, so the presentation draws on analogies with electricity and magnetism. Many results will be found amusing and surprising even by practicing physicists.

Keywords:   fluids, hydrostatics, nonviscous flow, viscous flow, surface gravity waves, atmospheric temperature, bubbles, melting

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