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National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

Overview
Works: 177 works in 560 publications in 1 language and 1,902 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Educational films  Short films  Science films  Drama  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Experimental films  Animated films 
Classifications: QC145.2, 532.0028
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Most widely held works by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Illustrated experiments in fluid mechanics: the NCFMF book of film notes by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorticity by Inc Educational Services( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity, and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
Low Reynolds number flows by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Geoffrey I. Taylor describes and discusses characteristics of the motion of fluids using a variety of models, and demonstrates how in low Reynolds number flows a rough estimate is provided by the Reynolds number scale of the relative importance of inertia and viscosity
Fundamentals of boundary layers by inc Encyclopaedia Britannica( Visual )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates viscous incompressible boundary layers, their origin, growth, response to pressure gradients, transition from laminar to turbulent state and differences in behavior in laminar and turbulent layers
Flow visualization( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen J. Kline demonstrates the use of flow visualization in solving engineering problems and establishing mathematical models for analysis of flow fields. Explains the kinematic concepts linking visual observations to the velocity field in steady and unsteady flow
Turbulence by U Frisch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes manifestations and characteristics of turbulence in fluid mechanics
Surface tension in fluid mechanics( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of experiments to show that surfaces exert forces. Defines the fundamental boundary conditons governing the effects of these forces. Includes illustrations of nucleation, "wine tears", swimming bubbles, and high-speed pictures of the breakup of water sheets and soap films
Pressure fields and fluid acceleration( Visual )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents steady-flow experiments in which the pressure gradient, as the main force affecting fluid acceleration, is demonstrated
Rheological behavior of fluids( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-Newtonian and Newtonian viscous fluid behaviour is contrasted using several different substances
Cavitation( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavitation is seen on hydrofoils, marine propellers, pumps, turbines and dam spillways. Flow speed, hydrofoil incidence, ambient pressure, and propeller RPM are varied to demonstrate their effects on the strength and extent of the cavitating region
Flow instabilities( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows surface waves generated by wind in a water channel to illustrate the general features of flow instability
Channel flow of a compressible fluid by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schlieren flow visualization and simultaneous display of the pressure distribution along a channel of varying area demonstrate the phenomena of choking, blocking and starting. Supersonic flow, Mach waves, normal shock waves and supersonic compression are shown
Stratified flow( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents demonstration-experiments showing interface waves between fluids of different densities and internal waves and lee waves in continuously-stratified fluids flowing over various obstacles. Discusses relevance to channel flows, oceanography, and meteorology
Waves in fluids by Arthur E Bryson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visualizes some of the basic phenomena of wave motion in fluids
Deformation of continuous media( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains deformation and its resolution into component motions. Presents an analysis of deforming patterns marked on a shear flow in a stationary reference frame, and in a reference frame rotating with the pattern
Secondary flow( Visual )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates secondary flows caused by the imposition of primary-flow pressure gradients on low-momentum fluid in sheer layers
Rotating flows( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the phenomena associated with rotation of homogeneous fluids, including horizontal trajectories in surface gravity waves, low and high-Rossby-number flows around a sphere, Taylor walls, normal modes of oscillation, and Rossby waves in a cylindrical annulus
Magnetohydrodynamics by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates interactions between electromagnetic and velocity fields which are central to magnetohydrodynamics. Discusses changes in pressure fields and changes of vorticity
Eulerian and lagrangian descriptions in fluid mechanics( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a computer-animated film to illustrate the two principal ways of describing fluid motion. Shows displacement, velocity, and acceleration fields, steady and unsteady Eulerian velocity fields, and the substantial derivative
Boundary layer control by National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates means by which airfoil design can be modified to control transitions from laminar to turbulent flow and from laminar flow to flow separation
 
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Alternative Names
Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

National Committee on Fluid Mechanics Films

NCFMF

NCFMF (National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films)

United States National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films

Languages
English (311)