Consider a device with one inlet and one outlet. If the volume flow rates at the inlet and at the outlet are the same, is the flow through this device necessarily steady? Why?
The Flow of Energy Jean Baptista Van Helmont Flemish scientist in Belgium Used empirical formal/inductive reasoning to discover things Spontaneous Generation o Idea that living matter arises from inanimate matter o Experiment: Mice arise from wheat and fabric 1. Put bucket of wheat and fabric in corner for a month = MICE! o Incorrectly concluded spontaneous generation is real o Did NOT have a control o Incorrectly concluded that plants mass is from water/plants are made from water Plants are made from air Photosynthesis converts CO2 into sugar using energy of the sun Sugar is the building blocks of all other organic compounds