Liquids and Gases: Principles of Fluid Mechanics

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Twenty-First Century Books, May 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 55 pages
Whether discovered after years of painstaking experimentation and study or in a flash of brilliant intuition, the laws of physics are used to explain how and why things happen the way they do. Through descriptions of great discoveries, simple experiments, and easy-to-understand definitions and explanations, this remarkable series introduces extraordinary scientists and reveals the secrets of our universe. Supports the national science education standards Unifying Concepts and Processes: Systems, Order, and Organization; Unifying Concepts and Processes: Evidence, Models, and Explanation; Unifying Concepts and Processes: Constancy, Change, and Measurement; Science as Inquiry; Physical Science; Science and Technology; and History and Nature of Science as outlined by the National Academics of Science and endorsed by the National Science Teachers Association.
 

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Contents

Archimedes Principle
Pascals Law How Liquids Behave
Boyles and Charless Laws How Gases Behave
Bernoullis Principle
Timeline
Biographies of Scientists
For Further Reading
Selected Bibliography
Glossary
Index
About the Author
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