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Velocity and pipe diameter

  1. Sep 17, 2009 #1
    Hello there,

    Im trying to figure this assignment question and I have hit hurdle. Can someone please help with figuring out what the velocity and pipe diameter will be??

    Question:
    In a plant 20m3(cubic)/h of water at 20 degrees C is to flow via gravity from a storage tank to another one. the difference in elevation is 15m and total pipe length is 50m.

    I thought it would be 9.81 m/s because of gravity but that seems too fast.
    Can someone please help.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. Sep 18, 2009 #2
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