Fluid Pressure

Fluid Pressure

Fluid Pressure – A Virtual PhET Lab

 After completing this lab activity, the students should be able to:

  • Conduct experiments to understand fluid mechanics
  • Calculate fluid pressure
  • Write a lab report

Lab Report

The lab report must include the following:

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Experimental Details or Theoretical Analysis
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusions and Summary
  • References

Please visit the following website to learn more about lab reports:


ACS Format for Laboratory Reports (Links to an external site.)

An example of a lab report is given on the following website:

Professor K – sample lab report (Links to an external site.)

Lab Activity

Please follow the steps given below to conduct the experiment:

  • This lab requires you to use Fluid Pressure and Flow simulation (Links to an external site.) and complete the worksheet (given in the next submodule). Please note that the values in this worksheet have been changed from previous versions. Therefore, please avoid trying to copy from older versions. Please refer to the rules about plagiarism.
  • Please follow the instructions given in the worksheet. After completing, submit the worksheet to the dropbox. You do not have to complete a lab report.
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Fluid Pressure