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Homework Help: Formula of head loss

  1. Jan 24, 2016 #1
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    what does the gamma in the formula mean ? since the other terms in the formula are the same , i can just cancel it, leaving μ / γ = v /g . So , γ has unit of kg(m^-2)(s^-2) ?

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  3. Jan 24, 2016 #2


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    gamma (γ) is used to indicate the weight density of the fluid, in units if Force / L3.

    It is also expressed as γ = ρ ⋅ g, where ρ is the mass density of the fluid, in units of M/L3 and g is the acceleration due to gravity
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