Posted by **Lycra** on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 4:45am.

Water is flowing in a pipe with a varying cross-section area, and at all points the water completely fills the pipe. At point 1 the cross-section area of the pipe is 0.080 m^2, and the magnitude of the fluid velocity is 2.50m/s. Calculate the volume of the water discharged from the open end of the pipe in 1 second.

- Physics -
**drwls**, Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 9:14am
For incompressible fluids in steady state flow, the volume rate of flow is constant along the flow direction. What goes in must come out at the same rate, in volume per second. This is called the "continuity equation".

Therefore

A* V = 0.08 * 2.50 = 0.20 m^3/s

is the volume flow rate at the discharge end, and everywhere else.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Physics please help!! - Water is flowing in a straight horizontal pipe of ...
- physics - Water is flowing through a horizontal pipe of varying cross section. ...
- phys - Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe as shown in the figure...
- physics - Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe. The elevation of ...
- physics - A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within ...
- physics - A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within...
- physics - A Venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within ...
- physics - a fluid flows through a horizontal pipe of varying cross-section. ...
- physics - a fluid flows through a horizontal pipe of varying cross-section. ...
- Physics - A venturi meter is a device for measuring the speed of a fluid within ...

More Related Questions