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Physical significance of Volumetric Flux

  1. Mar 2, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I am just a little bit confused. I have a question that is asking me to explain what the physical significance of volumetric flux is.

    2. Relevant equations
    I am not sure that this problem requires any equations!

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I know that the flux corresponds to the rate of volume flow through an area, but I feel like that can't be the answer.. It just seems to common sense to be the answer.
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 2, 2015 #2
    What are the units of volume flow per unit area? This should give you the answer to your problem regarding the physical interpretation of volumetric flux.
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