Tag: buoyancy

  • Various types of energy and their examples

    Various types of energy and their examples

    There are different types of energy that can be transformed into other sorts of energy. Energy types are categorized into two basic forms which include Kinetic and Potential. The law of conservation stated that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but it can be transformed from one type of energy to another. This is…

  •  Understanding notches and weirs

     Understanding notches and weirs

    In fluid mechanics, notch and weir is an important topic that cannot be overlooked. These devices are used to regulate the flow of fluid of different sizes and different methods. Notches and weirs are classified based on some considerations which result in different types. Today you’ll get to know the definition, applications, function, components, diagram,…

  • Understanding buoyancy

    Understanding buoyancy

    Have you ever experienced you feeling lighter when swimming in the pool or a bucket feels lighter when drawing water from a well? If you do, buoyancy occurs during those events. In buoyancy, when immersed in water or any source of fluid, a body experiences a force from the downward direction opposite to the direction…