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1: Introduction

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    • 1.1: The Nature of Fluids
    • 1.2: Pressure
    • 1.3: Viscosity
      Another concept in fluid dynamics, viscosity, is one that is less likely to be within your range of intuition and experience than pressure. Viscosity is a property of fluids that characterizes their resistance to deformation. This section is devoted to making that idea clear to you, and to making a start on exploring its consequences for fluid motions.
    • 1.4: Diffusion


    1: Introduction is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by John Southard via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.