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Questions tagged [hydrodynamics]

For questions dealing with the motion of fluids and the forces acting on solid bodies immersed in fluids and in motion relative to them.

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How to safely construct deep underground harbors on a Snowball Earth?

A radical shift in the Earth's orbit has made the Earth much colder, with all the oceans freezing over, and the atmosphere liquifying and falling as rain. Humans live deep underground in areas of high ...
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Deities vs You /Liquid Anon/ What'd be the most optimal carrier fluid comopsition? [closed]

Liquid Anon is my little OC, a total badass, with the ability to assume any form and color at a whim. Donut steel! A magnetorheological fluid (MR fluid, or MRF) a type of smart fluid in a carrier ...
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How dense of an atmosphere do I need to “float” an ocean of liquid at 1000 ft elevation?

I recently watched a special on cave divers in the Yucatan Peninsula and part way through that show the divers encountered a feature called a Halocline, a meeting of two different water masses of ...
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Meteor Impact Events and Magnetohydrodynamics

Siberia was formed as a result of a massive hotspot volcano (Siberian Traps) ~250 million years ago (mya) and so was India ~64 mya (Deccan Traps). So, I was working on a random planet generator for ...
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Ship design that could navigate on the edge of an incredibly strong vortex

I'm developing a game set in a colossal landmass at the center of a vortex, with water walls dozens of kilometers high. The continent is somewhat circular, and no civilization has yet developed ...