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Directory of  Tutorials

  A Fluid Mechanics Hypercourse from MIT
This course was developed by Prof. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Porf. Kavita Thomas of MIT which covers majority of topics in fluid dynamics.
www.mas.ncl.ac.uk/~sbrooks/book/nish.mit.edu/2006/Textbook/

  A Physical Description of Flight
Written by David Anderson (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Retired) and Scott Eberhardt (Univ. of Washington) which describes about how air planes fly.
www.aa.washington.edu/faculty/eberhardt/lift.htm

  Advanced Fluid Dynamics Course From MIT
This course includes survey of principal concepts and methods of fluid dynamics, mass conservation, momentum and energy equations for continua, Navier-Stokes equation for viscous flows, similarity and dimensional analysis, lubrication theory, Boundary layers and separation, circulation and vorticity theorems, potential flow, introduction to turbulence, lift and drag, surface tension and surface tension driven flows.
web.mit.edu/2.25/www/home.html

  Advanced Topics in Aerodynamics
This web site is an electronic media about aerodynamics, aeronautics and propulsion systems. The topics presented are of general interest, more or less advanced. The site is addressed to the expert and non expert who have a prior knowledge of aerodynamics and fluid dynamics.
aerodyn.org

  Aerodynamics for Students
This web textbook contains information, data tables and computer programs for the study of Aerodynamics. Topics relevant to the undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering are covered.
www.aeromech.usyd.edu.au/aero/aerodyn.html

  Aerodynamics in Car Racing
This website contains information on car development, racing physics, future designs, etc.
www.nas.nasa.gov/About/Education/Racecar/

  Aerodynamics in Sports Equipment
A K-8 Aeronautics Internet Text Book (as part of NASA's educational outreach mission) which helps students understand aerodynamics, physics, and mathematics.
wings.avkids.com/Book/Sports/instructor/index.html

  Aerodynamics Index
This website contains list of topics and contents related to Aerodynamics.
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/airplane/short.html

  Aerodynamics of Bicycles
This website contains useful information on bicycle aerodynamics and its related links.
www.princeton.edu/~asmits/Bicycle_web/bicycle_aero.html

  Aerodynamics Problem Sets
Developed by NASA Glenn Research Center.
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/BGA/BGAindex.html

  Aeronautics Lessons and Activities
Developed by NASA Glenn Research Center under LTP (Learning Technology Project).
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/aeroact.htm

  Aeronauts 2000
An interactive learning project that has been designed to function over the web for future aeronauts (developed by NASA).
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/Aero2000/index.html

  Basic Guide to Fans and Blowers
This contains information on types of fans, commonly used fans nomenclature, formulas for determining the spread and throw of a fan, guide to common fan problems, fan maintenance, and fans and blowers resource guide.
www.manufacturing.net/magazine/planteng/2500/articles/99/122573.htm

  Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics
This site was prepared at NASA Glenn Research Center. At this Web site you can study aerodynamics at your own pace and to your own level of interest. Some of the topics included are: Newton's basic equations of motion; the motion of a free falling object, the three forces (lift, drag, and weight) that act on a glider; and finally, the four forces that act on a powered airplane. There are several pages devoted to basic gas properties and how those properties change through the atmosphere.
www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/airplane/short.html

  Beginner's Guide to Model Rockets
This site was prepared at NASA Glenn by the Learning Technologies Project (LTP) to provide background information on model rockets as teaching aids for secondary math and science teachers. The Beginner's Guide to Model Rockets will show you the basic math and physics that govern the design and flight of model rockets. Unlike full size rockets, the flight of a model rocket involves aerodynamics, much like an airliner or a curveball thrown by a big league baseball pitcher.
www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/airplane/bgmr.html

  Beginner's Guide to Propulsion
This site was prepared at NASA Glenn by the Learning Technologies Project (LTP) to provide background information on basic propulsion for secondary math and science teachers. The pages were originally prepared as teaching aids to support EngineSim, an interactive educational computer program that allows students to design and test jet engines on a personal computer.
www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/airplane/bgp.html

  Build your own Wind Tunnel
This website was developed by NASA Glenn Research Center under LTP (Learning Technologies Project).
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/WindTunnel/build.html

  Canadian Trade Index (CTI)
CTI is Canada’s leading industrial website with over 9 million annual visitors. (Source: comScore, March 2009) The site feature a rich, relevant and searchable database of industrial products and the suppliers, distributors and manufacturers of these products. More information about us can be viewed at www.ctidirectory.com/pages/about_us.cfm
www.ctidirectory.com/

  Computational Fluid Dynamics on the Internet (CFDnet)
CFDnet provides users with interactive Internet-based access to powerful server-side meshing, solving, and solution visualization routines for solving practical engineering problems in fluid flow.
www.cfdnet.com

  Designing the Pump Systems (Fluide Design)
Useful site for designing pump systems and selecting the right pump for the job.
www.fluidedesign.com/index-en.html

  Development, Quality Assessment, and Standardization of PIV for Industrial Applications
The main objective of PivNet 2 is the establishment of direct information exchange between end users in industry and PIV developers in universities and research institutes in order that the end users will obtain a clear picture of the state-of-the-art of the PIV technique and the developer will receive knowledge about problems in industry to be solved with PIV.
pivnet.dlr.de

  Engineering Software (EngWare)
One stop source for energy conversion systems (power and propulsion) software, slide shows, online calculators, demos, coursework material, mathematical modeling, textbooks, educational and consulting services.
members.aol.com/engware

  FEMLAB Animated Tutorials
These animated tutorials are short movies showing FEMLAB in action. Step by step you will get to know FEMLAB and learn how to build advanced models. You will see how to create a geometry using FEMLAB's CAD tool, how to set up model equations and finally how to post process the solution.
www.femlab.com/showroom/tutorials/

  Free Software for Science and Math Students
Developed by NASA Glenn Research Center in an effort to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning in science and math for students.
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/freesoftware_page.htm

  History of Wind Tunnels
This website describes about the history of wind tunnels and was developed by NASA.
www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/SP-440/contents.htm

  Hydro- and Aerodynamics of Animal Swimming and Flight
This Web page (by Geoff Spedding) is a short, informal, illustrated essay, intended to give an overview of the research in which the faculty have been active at USC.
ae-www.usc.edu/rsg/bfd/biofluid_index.html

  Internal and External Friction
This website describes about internal and external friction within a river.
/www.zephryus.demon.co.uk/geography/resources/fieldwork/fluvial/fric.html#Table

  Introduction to NUMERICA
A library of source codes for solving hyperbolic partial differential equations using a broad range of modern, high resolution shock capturing conservative and non-conservative numerical methods.
www.numeritek.com

  Lasers Tutorials from Melles Griot
This website contains tutorials describing lasers and laser instrumentation.
www.mellesgriot.com/products/lasers/laserstutorial.asp

  MacRAE’s
MacRAE’s is America’s leading industrial website with over 33 million annual visitors (Source: comScore, March 2009) The site feature a rich, relevant and searchable database of industrial products and the suppliers, distributors and manufacturers of these products. More information about us can be viewed at www.macraesbluebook.com/pages/about.cfm.
www.macraesbluebook.com/

  Mathematics of Microgravity
This publication identifies the underlying mathematics and physics principles that apply to microgravity.
spacelink.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/NASA.Educational.Products/Mathematics.of.Microgravity/

  Microgravity -- Fall into Mathematics
A NASA educational brief with descriptions of four types of microgravity platforms.
spacelink.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/NASA.Educational.Products/Microgravity-Fall.Into.Mathematics/

  Optics Tutorials from Melles Griot
This website contains several tutorials describing optics and optical components.
www.mellesgriot.com/products/optics/opticaltutorial.asp

  Optics Tutorials from Newport
This website contains several tutorials about optics and optical components.
www.newport.com/Support/Tutorials/Optics/

  Process Pump Filter Tutorials
These tutorials reflect the interest expressed by those requests received by "Pumps & Filtration On-Line." Their purpose is to promote the proper application of centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps, filters & filtration systems and to enhance the trouble shooting skills of maintenance and engineering.
www.iglou.com/pitt/articles.htm

  Propulsion Problem Sets
Developed by NASA Glenn Research Center.
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/BGP/BGPindex.html

  Rocket Equations
Equations for model rocketeers - how to accurately predict speed and altitude for your rocket from weight, diameter, motor thrust and impulse.
www.execpc.com/~culp/rockets/rckt_eqn.html

  Selected Topics of Model Aerodynamics
This website developed by Dr. Martin Hepperle which contains information regarding design of airfoils, aspects of pylon racing, and more.
beadec1.ea.bs.dlr.de/Airfoils/theory.htm

  The Bernoulli Ball
This website explains basic principles involved in building the Bernoulli levitation ball.
www.scitoys.com/scitoys/scitoys/aero/aero.html#bernoulli

  Tutorial in Basic Aeronautics
This tutorial by Dr. Jim McCabe includes basic concepts on aeronautics.
www.nas.nasa.gov/Services/Education/Resources/tutorials/jmccabe/aerotext.html

  Wind Tunnel Experiments for Grades 8-12
A power point presentation prepared by Dr. Judy Foss VanZante on some of the fundamentals of wind tunnel testing. This website was developed by NASA Glenn Research Center under LTP (Learning Technologies Project).
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/WindTunnel/WTExpKids/index.htm

  Wind Tunnel Sites
This website contains several links related to wind tunnels.
www.lerc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/WindTunnel/windlist.html

 

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