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Calculate theoretical static pressure drop in moving fluid

  1. Nov 9, 2016 #1
    Hi folks,

    I have a pressure sensor working with arduino to measure depth. I want to calculate what I should see as a change in pressure if I move the tube horizontally under the surface of the water, keeping the tube opening parallel to the flow.

    I have calculated the dynamic pressure but need to calculate the total pressure to take a difference.

    Thank you!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 9, 2016 #2
    I can maybe turn the tube 90 deg into the flow and then measure that pressure?
     
  4. Nov 9, 2016 #3

    boneh3ad

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    Could you provide a picture, perhaps? The shape of the tube and how the pressure transducer is related to it is not clear to me.
     
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