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Author:Amanda Johns, The University of Surrey, England
Description: Interactive experiments in fluid dynamics, in particular, the motion of vortices: "A vortex is a spinning energy wheel. When you take the plug out of a bathtub, you will see that the water creates a vortex as it runs down the drain. In common usage, by vortex we usually mean a whirlpool, or a circular cavity formed by a liquid in rotation...." Requires Java.

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Fluid Mechanics

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