Many of nature's most fascinating phenomena involve various forms of fluid flow, and scientists who study fluid dynamics investigate everything from the way that dogs shake off water to the formation of proto-planets and coffee rings, the mathematics of flowing blood, the spray from rolling tires, the blowing wind, and a wide range of other questions that impact applications from ship design to medical devices.
These topics and many others will be explored this month at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society's (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD), which takes place from November 21-23, 2010 at the Long Beach Convention Center, located in downtown Long Beach, California. The DFD meeting is the largest scientific conference of its type, bringing together researchers from around the globe to present work in engineering, energy, astronomy, medicine, and more.
Reporters are invited to attend the conference free of charge. Registration instructions and other information may be found at the end of this news release.
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1326572) HOW FAST DO WET DOGS SHAKE?
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1337123) THE PHYSICS OF COFFEE RING FORMATION
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1343974) USING BACTERIA TO GENERATE POWER
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1343795) THE SECRETS OF BLOOD-SUCKING MOSQUITOES
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1325036) SIMULATED WIND FARMS
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1340437) MAGNETIC MEDICINE
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1330298) FRACTAL SPOILERS ON AIRPLANES TO REDUCE NOISE
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/1335839) THE SECRETS OF HOVERING BIRDS
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13336310) THE PHYSICS OF FORMING PLANETS
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13371412) THE SCIENCE OF TIRE SPRAY
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13320913) INVESTIGATING FLOW WITHIN SMALL BLOOD VESSELS
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13363314) THE MATHEMATICS OF WRITING WITH INK
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13314215) WHY LEAVES ON LAKES CLUSTER
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13239616) THE PHYSICS OF HORIZONTAL AXIS WIND TURBINES
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13362517) ROBOTS WALKING ON SAND
http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DFD10/Event/13436018) EVAPORATION WAVES
It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, located in downtown Long Beach, California. All meeting information, including directions to the Convention Center is at: http://www.dfd2010.caltech.edu/USEFUL LINKS
This year, selected entries from the 28th Annual Gallery of Fluid Motion will be hosted as part of the Fluid Dynamics Virtual Press Room. In mid-November, when the Virtual Press Room is launched, another announcement will be sent out.ABOUT THE APS DIVISION OF FLUID DYNAMICS
Jason Socrates Bardi | Newswise Science News
Further reports about: > APS > Beach > Fluid > Highlight > Midlife Coffee > Physical > Robots > SECRETS > Simulation > Water Snake > X-ray microscopy > blood flow > blood vessel > cardiovascular disease > environmental problem > fluid dynamics > magnetic resonance imaging > power generation > protoplanetary disk > vascular disease > wind turbine
A 100-year-old physics problem has been solved at EPFL
23.06.2017 | Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Quantum thermometer or optical refrigerator?
23.06.2017 | National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
An international team of scientists has proposed a new multi-disciplinary approach in which an array of new technologies will allow us to map biodiversity and the risks that wildlife is facing at the scale of whole landscapes. The findings are published in Nature Ecology and Evolution. This international research is led by the Kunming Institute of Zoology from China, University of East Anglia, University of Leicester and the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research.
Using a combination of satellite and ground data, the team proposes that it is now possible to map biodiversity with an accuracy that has not been previously...
Heatwaves in the Arctic, longer periods of vegetation in Europe, severe floods in West Africa – starting in 2021, scientists want to explore the emissions of the greenhouse gas methane with the German-French satellite MERLIN. This is made possible by a new robust laser system of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen, which achieves unprecedented measurement accuracy.
Methane is primarily the result of the decomposition of organic matter. The gas has a 25 times greater warming potential than carbon dioxide, but is not as...
Hydrogen is regarded as the energy source of the future: It is produced with solar power and can be used to generate heat and electricity in fuel cells. Empa researchers have now succeeded in decoding the movement of hydrogen ions in crystals – a key step towards more efficient energy conversion in the hydrogen industry of tomorrow.
As charge carriers, electrons and ions play the leading role in electrochemical energy storage devices and converters such as batteries and fuel cells. Proton...
Scientists from the Excellence Cluster Universe at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich have establised "Cosmowebportal", a unique data centre for cosmological simulations located at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. The complete results of a series of large hydrodynamical cosmological simulations are available, with data volumes typically exceeding several hundred terabytes. Scientists worldwide can interactively explore these complex simulations via a web interface and directly access the results.
With current telescopes, scientists can observe our Universe’s galaxies and galaxy clusters and their distribution along an invisible cosmic web. From the...
Temperature measurements possible even on the smallest scale / Molecular ruby for use in material sciences, biology, and medicine
Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in cooperation with researchers of the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)...
19.06.2017 | Event News
13.06.2017 | Event News
13.06.2017 | Event News
23.06.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
23.06.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
23.06.2017 | Information Technology