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Flowrate and Pressure Calculation

  1. Dec 7, 2009 #1
    There is an atmospheric pressure circular tank of X meter diameter and Y meter height. A pipeline is connected to the bottom of the tank. The diameter of the pipe is z meters.
    a) How can we calculate the maximum flow-rate of the pipe when the tank is completely filled?
    b) How can we calculate the subsequent pressure drop ?
     
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  3. Dec 7, 2009 #2

    stewartcs

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    What are your thoughts?

    What equations do you know regarding this type of problem?

    CS
     
  4. Dec 7, 2009 #3
    I think I am missing one variable here. I cant use bernouly equation here. I dont know what to use.
     
  5. Dec 7, 2009 #4

    stewartcs

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    You can use Bernoulli with a few assumptions. Write out the equation and list all known variables.

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