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Homework Help: Torricellis´s law and viscosity

  1. Nov 16, 2009 #1
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    Hey, im doing some work with torricellis equation and I have some questions. Im using the equation:


    My question is, in my textbook it says the general formula is:


    I want to know where the constant 0.6 comes from. Is it a constant which takes height for viscosity or turbulence and if so how do I find this constant?

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  3. Nov 16, 2009 #2


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    Hi sting10! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    (have a square-root: √ :wink:)
    From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernoulli's_principle#Real_world_application"
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