Fluid Mechanics Lab Equipment

Hydrostatic Pressure Apparatus teaching aid equipment Fluids Engineering Training Equipment

Item No.: ZM8142
ZM8142 Hydrostatic Pressure Apparatus teaching aid equipment Fluids Engineering Training Equipment
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Description

ZM8142 Hydrostatic Pressure Apparatus teaching aid equipment Fluids Engineering Training Equipment

Purpose - The Hydrostatic Pressure accessory allows students to determine the static thrust exerted by a fluid on a submerged surface and enables comparison of the measured magnitude and position of this force with simple theory.
ORDERING SPECIFICATION

  • Flotation tank with adjustable feet
  •  Accurately formed plastic quadrant
  •  Lever arm with counterbalance and weight hanger
  •  Quick release fitting for easy connection to hydraulics bench
DEMONSTRATION CAPABILITIES
 

Determining the centre of pressure on both a submerged or partially submerged plane surface and comparison with the theoretical position
TECHNICAL DETAIL
  • Tank capacity: 5.5 liters
  • Distance between suspended mass and fulcrum: 275mm
  • Cross-sectional area of quadrant (torrid): 7.5 x 10-3m2
  • Total depth of completely immersed quadrant: 160mm

Height of fulcrum above quadrant: 100mm