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Grade 11-12 Physics: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

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Understanding Basic Concepts

Terms related to hydraulic and pneumatic systems include:

  • density
  • atmospheric pressure
  • absolute pressure
  • laminar flow
  • turbulent flow
  • static pressure
  • force, area, pressure, volume, time relationships
  • pressure
  • volume
  • flow rate
  • laminar flow
  • hydraulic and pneumatic circuits
  • theoretical and empirical values
  • Pascal's Principle
  • Bernoulli's Principle