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The Reynolds Number

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In this animated learning object, users study the factors that affect a pipe’s fluid flow and how those factors pertain to a numerical value (the Reynolds Number).

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Posted by Liaket on 7/12/2015 12:55:52 PM Votes 0.00 Thumps Up Thumps Down

What is the physical relation between Re number and fluid velocity?

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Posted by Donnie Waters on 10/15/2015 8:50:38 AM Votes 0.00 Thumps Up Thumps Down

If the temperature of a liquid is lowered, it causes the Reynolds number to?

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I would recommend evaluation of the stated ranges for accuracy. There is some slight disagreement among the sources below, but they are in closer agreement than ranges indicated. Otherwise good.

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-000-how-and-why-machines-work-spring-2002/study-materials/TurbulentFlow.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reynolds_number

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/laminar-transitional-turbulent-flow-d_577.html

http://www.efm.leeds.ac.uk/CIVE/CIVE1400/Section4/laminar_turbulent.htm

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