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Most recent answer: 03/08/2015
Q:
Two tubes of length l1 and l2 and radius r1 and r2 are connected in series and allowed to carry a liquid (n)(eta) through it.If p1 and p2 are the pressures at two extreme ends,find the pressure at their junction.
- Anirban (age 17)
Durgapur,West Bengal,India
A:

That's a nice homework problem. We should just point out that the answer expected of you requires that you assume that the flow is laminar. Otherwise the problem lacks a unique solution.

Mike W.


(published on 03/08/2015)

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