# Fluid Mechanics/Formulas

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## Table of Useful Formulas[edit]

## Common Symbols, Terms and meanings[edit]

Symbol | Meaning | Units (SI) | Notes | Subject |
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(tau) | Shear Stress | Fluid Mechanics/Analysis Methods | ||

(nu) | Kinematic Viscosity | |||

(gamma) | Specific Weight | Fluid Mechanics/Analysis Methods | ||

Lagrangian | With particle | Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics | ||

Eulerian | Field perspective | Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics | ||

Streakline | continually released markers | Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics | ||

Pathline | path of one particle | Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics | ||

Stream Lines | tangent to velocity | =constant | Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics | |

(psi) | Stream Function | 1 | [Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics]] | |

viscosity | N/m^2s | [Fluid Mechanics/Kinematics]] | ||

e | total stores energy per unit mass for each particle in the system | Fluid Mechanics/Control Volume Analysis | ||

internal energy per unit mass | Fluid Mechanics/Control Volume Analysis | |||

rate of heat transfer | Fluid Mechanics/Control Volume Analysis | |||

rate of work transfer | Fluid Mechanics/Control Volume Analysis |

## Common Physical Properties[edit]

gamma water | 62.4 lb/ft^3 |