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.
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