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Speed of water at a certain poinmt in a pipe

  1. Jun 28, 2011 #1
    Hi

    I was wondering how to calculate the speed of the water at a cetain point in the pipe

    (i assume that all the water at that radius is going at the same speed due to laminar flow)
     
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  3. Jun 29, 2011 #2

    boneh3ad

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    Yes it will be going at the same speed. No it has nothing to do with laminar flow.

    You just solve the cylindrical Navier-Stokes equation with the appropriate boundary conditions and you will have a nice analytical answer for your profile in the pipe.
     
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