(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A jet of water going through a nozzle is deflected by a flat plate. Get Q, Velocity, Force

The volumetric flow rate of water through the nozzle is 10 Litres in 7 seconds

The water temperature is 20 degrees celcius.

We are using a flat plate so theta = 90 degrees

Velocity coefficient C = 1

2. Relevant equations

Q (volume flow rate) = volume / time

Velocity = Q / area of nozzle

Force = density of water * Area of nozzle * velocity^2 * (1 - C*cos theta)

3. The attempt at a solution

Density of water at 20 degrees = 998.2 kg/m^3

Q = 0.01 / 7

Q = 1.429 (10^3) m^3/s

I dont know how to get area of nozzle

Using C = 1, theta = 90:

F = 1000 * area of nozzle * V^2

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# Homework Help: Deflection of a jet of water

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