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Making analogy between fluid mechanical and electrical system 
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Oct2106, 10:45 AM

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Hi,
Because of pictures that are drawn, I find easier to make question completely in pdf document. Thanks for help and understanding 


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Oct2106, 03:03 PM

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http://www.princeton.edu/~asmits/Bic...Bernoulli.html There will be pressure differences in fluids depending on velocity and effects of gravity. 


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Oct2206, 12:56 AM

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OlderDan, I have read about Bernoulli equation but I'm still confused about how analogy can be performed.
Main question is if fluid circuit is a system with distribuited parameters i.e. pressure drop occurs continually with length of a pipeline. I think so, and that's why I doubt this analogy with electrical circuit will give good results in wider band of applications. 


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Oct2206, 03:35 AM

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Making analogy between fluid mechanical and electrical system
I think you've taken the analogy a bit too far. The pressure/volume analogy of volts/current is used mainly for a more easily understood example of something you can't see (electricity). The properties are similar, not identical.
Btw, technically the voltage won't be exactly the same at B and C, because it's farther from A to B than A to C, so there is a wee bit more voltage drop at B. moo __________________ moo (moo') adj. Of no practical importance; irrelevant, such as a moo point (i.e. a cow's opinion). 


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