Lessons in imagination

Fluid mechanics and the Tour de France

| Enith Vlooswijk

How do teachers ensure that the penny drops for their students? Often through the use of imagery. In the series 'Lessons in imagination', science journalist and illustrator Enith Vlooswijk shows exactly how they do that. In this eighth episode, civil engineering teacher Pieter Roos uses the Tour de France as an example to explain fluid mechanics.

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