1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Fluid problem

  1. Sep 8, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I don't know why everybody ignore my urgent questions.
    I do not know what to do seriously.

    What is the difference in blood pressure (mm-Hg) between the top of the head and bottom of the feet of a 1.60-m-tall person standing vertically?

    I know △p = pgh but in this book, they do not gives to any values.

    I want to know how it works if I don't know p



    2. Relevant equations

    △p = pgh

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I know the gh values so... △p = p(9.8m/s^2)(1.60m)

    but, I don't know what the hell is this.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 8, 2009 #2
    Blood pressure in the human body not only depends on the gravity as is is a dynamic fluid which is constantly compressed by the heart beats.
     
  4. Sep 8, 2009 #3

    stewartcs

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    If rho is not given then express your answer as a percentage of rho.

    CS
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Fluid problem
  1. Fluid problem. (Replies: 3)

  2. Fluid problem (Replies: 1)

  3. Fluids Problem (Replies: 2)

  4. Fluid problem (Replies: 1)

  5. Fluids Problem (Replies: 4)

Loading...