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Manometer with non linear height change.

  1. Apr 20, 2015 #1
    I am trying to establish a mathematical relationship between heights h1 and h2 (please refer to figure attached) for a manometer whose RHS channel is the shape of a triangle (defined by a base length and the angle theta). I want to be able to calculate the heights h1 and h2 for a given change to the pressure p1. Any help or a point in the right direction would be much appreciated.

    Regards,

    ps. This is not an practice question, I am hoping to do this with multiple manometer with various geometries.
     

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  3. Apr 21, 2015 #2
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    here is my attempt to get h1 or h2 interms of Δh. Anyone know a cleaner way in doing so?
     
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