Definition of fluid mechanics in English:

fluid mechanics

Syllabification: flu·id mech·an·ics


[treated as singular]
  • The branch of mechanics dealing with the properties of fluids in various states and with their reaction to forces acting upon them.
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    • At the same time, the woman - who already holds diplomas in mathematics, applied physics and fluid mechanics - was studying at a university in Compiegne, northeast of the French capital.
    • The omission may be in part a consequence of the historical relegation of some of these topics - for example, fluid mechanics - to engineering.
    • So what are the forces on the fluids we study in fluid mechanics?

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