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2003 Gallery - Get Wet
For their first assignment, students were issued syringes and tubing, and were encouraged to explore household fluid dynamics such as plumes of food coloring, and 'Get Wet.'
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Geoffrey Hill

Vortex in water, visualized by 'All' laundry detergent, illuminated by UV (black) light.
Paritosh Panchal

Turbulent transition in incense smoke.
Eric Helton

Aerated stream impinging on angled flat plate.
Brynne Sutton

Dye illustrates needle wake.
 
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Jessica Todd

Buoyant plume of dyed alchohol rises through interface between corn syrup and water.
Blake Nolan

Droplet impact, with Worthington jet, using food coloring in toilet bowl.
Emrys Hall

Red dye frozen in ice slowly melts.
Leah Gose

Dye droplet spread on water, enhanced with Photoshop "plaster."
   
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Rayna Tedford

Negatively buoyant dye.
Sanjeev Sharma

Incense smoke impinges on bluff body.
Dustin Grace.

"All" detergent solution impinges on curved plate, illuminated by black light.
Tait Stangl

Buoyant turbulent jet in crossflow, using laser induced fluorescence of rhodamine dye.
   
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Luciano Mazzaro

Turbulent transition in array of mm scale jets, visualized with soy sauce.
Aaron Aikin

Water droplet cloud generated by dry ice pours from beaker.