physics
posted by caitlin .
(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a crosssectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 33 cm/s.
Answer is in g/s
(b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of capillaries with a combined crosssectional area of 3.0 103 cm2. What is the flow speed in the capillaries?
Answer ins in cm/s
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

another physics question
A liquid ( = 1.65 g/cm3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section the crosssectional area is 10.0 cm2, the flow speed is 275 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section … 
physics
A horizontal water main with a crosssectional area of 206 cm2 necks down to a pipe of area 42.4 cm2. Meters mounted in the flow on each side of the transition coupling show a change in gauge pressure of 71.0 kPa. Determine the flow … 
PHYSICS!!!
A liquid (ñ = 1.65 g/cm3) flows through a horizontal pipe of varying cross section as in the figure below. In the first section, the crosssectional area is 10.0 cm2, the flow speed is 288 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In … 
physics
(a) Calculate the mass flow rate (in grams per second) of blood (ρ = 1.0 g/cm3) in an aorta with a crosssectional area of 2.0 cm2 if the flow speed is 35 cm/s. g/s (b) Assume that the aorta branches to form a large number of … 
physics
A liquid (ρ = 1.65 g/cm^3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section the crosssectional area is 10.0 cm^2, the flow speed is 245 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second … 
Physical Education
Suppose that blood flows through the aorta with a speed of 0.35 m/s. The crosssectional area of the aorta is 2.0x104 m2. (a) Find the volume flow rate of the blood (b) The aorta branches into tens of thousands of capillaries whose … 
Physical Education
(a) Calculate the average blood velocity in the major arties given that the aorta has a radius of 1.0 cm, the blood velocity is 30 cm/s in the aorta, and the total crosssectional area of the major arties is 20 cm2 (b) What is the … 
Physics
Calculate the flow rate of blood (of density 1.03 g/cm3) in an aorta with a crosssectional area of 2.88 cm2 if the flow speed is 28.5 cm/s. Answer in units of g/s. 
Physics
Blood flows in an aorta of radius 4.62mm at 35.0cm/s. Calculate the volume flow rate. Although the crosssectional area of a capillary is much smaller than that of the aorta, there are many capillaries, so their total crosssectional … 
physics
Blood flows in an aorta of radius 4.12mm at 35.0cm/s. Calculate the volume flow rate. Although the crosssectional area of a capillary is much smaller than that of the aorta, there are many capillaries, so their total crosssectional …