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Magnitude and direction of force

  1. Aug 26, 2010 #1
    Hi everyone. Im new here so i dont know how this place works.
    I got a problem::

    A horizontal bend in a pipeline conveys water at a discharge at 1000l/s gradually reduces from 600mm to 300mm and deflects the flow through an angle of 60 degrees. At the larger end the pressure is 170000N/m^2. Determine the magnitude and direction of the force exerted on the bend.

    I can do this question if it only had one length(600 or 300). Not sure what to do now because of the gradual decrease. help?
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  3. Aug 28, 2010 #2


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