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Reynolds Number: Laminar and Turbulent Flow
If you swirl water around in a cup, you’ll notice how easily and fast the water will move. But have you ever tried to swirl some maple syrup around in a cup? It doesn’t respond to your movements in the same way. Liquids have various properties that determine how they flow. One figure that’s used to characterize a fluid’s behavior is called the Reynolds Number.
Explore the concept of the Reynolds Number.
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