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

An aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement of a blood vessel such as the aorta.

Suppose that, because of an aneurysm, the cross-sectional area A1 of the aorta

increases to a value A2 = 1,7A1. The speed of blood, with average density of

1060 kg/m3, through a normal portion of the aorta is v1 = 0,40 m/s, and through

the enlarged region is v2 = 0,24 m/s. Using the model of an ideal fluid and

assuming that aorta is horizontal (the person is lying down), determine the

amount by which the pressure P2 in the enlarged region exceeds the pressure

P1 in the normal region!

2. Relevant equations

a1v1=a2v2

a=surface

v=velocity

3. The attempt at a solution

The only thing is how to get an equation for pressure from this a1v1=a2v2

I guess

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# Homework Help: Ideal fluid problem

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