NAME_________________________________ CLASS____________________ DATE____________
Access each location in Table 1 and note the indicated equation. (Hint: Most slides explain the variables of the equation.)
Perform a dimensional analysis on each side of the equations, reducing to fundamental units to verify validity. Table 2 is a chart of unit data and symbols to aid you in your work.


Dynamic Pressure (middle term of the total pressure
equation) 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/bern.html
Step #1.
^{
}Step #2.
Step #3. 
Force 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/newton2.html ^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Force 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/newton2.html ^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Velocity 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/motion.html
^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Displacement 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/motion.html
^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Lift equation 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/lifteq.html
^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Lift Coefficient 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/liftco.html
^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Velocity squared equation 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/pitot.html
^{Step #1:} ^{Step #2:} ^{Step#3:} 
Name 
Symbol 
Units 
Fundamental units 
Acceleration 
a 
m/s^{2} 

Area 
A 
m^{2} 

Displacement 
X, or X_{0} 
m 

Density 
r 
kg/m^{3} 

Force 
F 
n (newton) 
kgm/s^{2} 
Lift 
L 
n (newton) 
kgm/s^{2} 
Lift Coefficient 
Cl 
no units 

Mass 
m 
kg 

Pressure 
P, P_{t}, or P_{s} 
pa (pascals n / A ) 
kgm/s^{2} 
Time 
t, t_{1}, or t_{0} 
s 

Velocity 
V, V_{0}, or V_{1} 
m/s 
