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National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

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Works: 124 works in 385 publications in 1 language and 1,878 library holdings
Genres: Science films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Short films  Documentary films  Internet videos 
Classifications: QC145.2, 532.0028
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Publications about National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Publications by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Most widely held works by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Illustrated experiments in fluid mechanics: the NCFMF book of film notes by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Vorticity ( visu )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity, and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
Low Reynolds number flows ( visu )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Sir Geoffrey I. Taylor describes and discusses characteristics of the motion of fluids using a variety of models, and demonstrates how in low Reynolds number flows a rough estimate is provided by the Reynolds number scale of the relative importance of inertia and viscosity
Fundamentals of boundary layers by Frederick H Abernathy( visu )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates viscous incompressible boundary layers, their origin, growth, response to pressure gradients, transition from laminar to turbulent state and differences in behavior in laminar and turbulent layers
Turbulence ( visu )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Illustrates aspects of turbulence, including the effect of Reynolds number on inception and on turbulent flows increased pressure drop in pipe-flow, efficient mixing, turbulent transport of monumentum and scalar properties, Reynolds stress, and effects of buoyancy
Surface tension in fluid mechanics ( visu )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Presents a series of experiments to show that surfaces exert forces. Defines the fundamental boundary conditions governing the effects of these forces. Includes illustrations of nucleation, "wine tears", swimming bubbles, and high-speed pictures of the breakup of water sheets and soap films
Flow visualization ( visu )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the use of flow visualization to improve understanding of complex flows involving boundary layer separation and transition, vortex generation and turbulence. Also illustrates kinematic concepts in steady and unsteady flows
Rheological behavior of fluids ( visu )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the rheological behavior of fluids which do not obey the Navier-Stokes equations. Demonstrates non-Newtonian properties by non-linear steady flows and by the time-dependent visco-elastic behavior of such materials. Contrasts the non-Newtonian behavior with Newtonian fluid behavior in similar experiments
Cavitation ( visu )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Shows examples of cavitation on hydrofoils, marine propellers, pumps, turbines and dam spillways. Varies flow speed, hydrofoil incidence, ambient pressure and propeller rpm to demonstrate their effects on the strength and extent of the cavitating region
Flow instabilities ( visu )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Shows surface waves generated by wind in a water channel to illustrate the general features of flow instability
Channel flow of a compressible fluid ( visu )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Schlieren flow visualization and simultaneous display of the pressure distribution along a channel of varying area demonstrate the phenomena of choking, blocking and starting. Shows supersonic flow, Mach waves, normal shock waves and supersonic compression
Secondary flow ( visu )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates secondary flows caused by the imposition of primary-flow pressure gradients on low-momentum fluid in sheer layers
Deformation of continuous media ( visu )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Explains deformation and its resolution into component motions. Presents an analysis of deforming patterns, marked on a shear flow in a stationary reference frame and in a reference frame rotating with the pattern
Stratified flow ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Presents demonstration-experiments showing interface waves between fluids of varying densities and internal waves and lee waves in continuously-stratified fluids as they flow over various obstacles. Discusses relevance to channel flows, oceanography, and meteorology
Waves in fluids ( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Introduces some of the basic phenomena of gravity waves, using models of water waves to demonstrate the behaviors of various types of one-dimensional waves. Illustrates how the concepts developed for gravity waves also apply to compressibility waves in gases
Rotating flows ( visu )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the phenomena associated with rotation of homogeneous fluids, including horizontal trajectories in surface gravity waves, low and high-Rossby-number flows around a sphere, Taylor walls, normal modes of oscillation, and Rossby waves in a cylindrical annulus
Aerodynamic generation of sound ( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Describes the mechanism of sound generation by turbulence resulting from an instability of steady flow, discusses quadrupoles in detail, and illustrates the fundamentals of jet noise generation
Rarefied gas dynamics ( visu )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Shows the evolution of flow fields as density is varied from continuum levels to the rarefied levels of free-molecule flow. Demonstrates the interaction of free-molecular flows with solid surfaces and portrays the role of the molecular mean-free-path
Eulerian and lagrangian descriptions in fluid mechanics ( visu )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Uses a computer-animated film to illustrate the two principal ways of describing fluid motion. Shows displacement, velocity, and acceleration fields, steady and unsteady Eulerian velocity fields, and the substantial derivative
Magnetohydrodynamics ( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Describes and illustrates interactions between electromagnetic and velocity fields which are central to magnetohydrodynamics. Discusses changes in pressure fields and changes of vorticity
 
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Alternative Names
Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
National Committee on Fluid Mechanics Films
NCFMF
United States National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Languages
English (249)
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