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Fluid Dynamics (Liquids & Gases)

Fluid Mechanics Engineering works with the flow of fluids (liquids and gases). It has several sub-disciplines, including aerodynamics (the study of air and other gases in motion) and hydrodynamics (the study of liquids in motion).

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Laminar Flow

By: Anthony Orozco, Journalist
Laminar flow, also called streamline flow, is when a type of fluid (gas or liquid) flow travels smoothly or in regular paths. This is different from turbulent flow, which is where the fluid undergoes irregular fluctuations and mixing.
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How A Toilet Flushes

By: Maxwell Neuberg, Journalist
How most toilets flush. in a sequential order. (with some fun facts)
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Mechanisms Of Plumbing

By: Raina Gullo, Journalist
The word, plumbing comes from the Latin word for lead, plumbum.
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What Kind Of Car Get’s The Most Gas Mileage

By: Declan Edwards, Journalist
Learn what are the most affordable cars in gas for their class.
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How Does Smoking Cigarettes Affect You

By: Evan Nghe, "Journalist"

Many people smoke even though smoking is incredibly unhealthy. Smoking can have many negative effects on your health and lungs and can destroy your body. Smoking leaves a tar/goo-like substance in your...

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MIT’s New Portable Desalination Unit

By: Lena Tosounidis, Journalist
Water is essential for life, but safe drinking water isn't always available. Researchers at MIT have developed a portable desalination unit that can transform salty seawater into fresh, clean water with the press of a button.
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The Super Soaker

By: Grant Le, Journalist
Have you ever been having a nice walk in a searing summer day when you come face to face with a NASA  rocket engineer with a gun and a menacing smile? Well I haven't encountered any scenario of the such, but if you have, please call the authorities.
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Why Gas Prices Are At An All Time High

By: Danny Bullis, Journalist
As gas prices reach all time highs, in just 2022 an average family will spend $2,000 more on just gas alone.
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The Assassin’s Teapot

By: Oliver Tabbal, Journalist
The assassin's teapot is an old chinese invention that can pour two drinks interchangeably. Learn more about how it works.
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How Thermometers Work

By: Camryn Swift , Journalist
Thermometer are widely used all of the world, but how do these small, simple inventions work?
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The Aqueducts of Ancient Rome

By: Thomas Ahern, Journalist
The aqueducts, or waterways of ancient rome transferred freshwater up to 80 miles from springs, lakes, and underground bodies of water, to cities.
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CrazyCap Water Bottle

By: Aidan Bishop, Journalist
Water is something all people need, but sometimes you need to refill your water bottle but there isn't any clean water.
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Fluid Dynamics (Liquids & Gases)