My first post here, I hope someone can help me out with a quick fluid mechanics problem.
I'm looking to calculate the pressure increase inside a closed tube full of water when the tube is crushed and therefore its volume reduced.
The tube is filled completely with water and pressurised to a nominal pressure of 10 bar. The starting volume is 2.1l and the volume after crushing is 90% of the initial volume.
2. The relevant equations
The tube remains sealed at all times so I think I can consider the fluid to be static and as its water, incompressible. However I am struggling to find the relevant equation to allow me to calculate the new pressure. All the static problems i have seen are concerned with open containers.
Can anyone help?