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Fun physics activity

  1. Oct 7, 2012 #1
    Fun physics activity!!

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Under the conditions of normal activity an adult inhales about 1.1l of air during each inhalation. Using a stopwtch, determien the time for one of your own inhalations (avg several to get two significant digits) and hence estimate the volume flow in m^3/s through your trachea during inhalation. the diameter of adult human trachea is 25mm


    2. Relevant equations
    q=m^3/s


    3. The attempt at a solution

    What is a proper or normal average for this kind of thing? I think my answer might be off lol ! i just wanna get a good average, tell me what yours is! its kinda fun isnt it!?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 7, 2012 #2
    Re: Fun physics activity!!

    I got 0.3m^3/s does it make sense?
     
  4. Oct 7, 2012 #3
    Re: Fun physics activity!!

    What time are you using for your inhalations?
     
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