Laminar Pipe Flow
This simulation demonstrates laminar flow of viscous fluid in a pipe. The plot shows fluid velocity as a function of radial distance. Velocity is proportional to the length of the arrows. The pressure gradient, pipe diameter, and fluid viscosity are set with sliders.
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This simulation was made at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.  Authors: Mingyuan Lu, Neil Hendren

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