(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I need to determine the velocity of a water jet. For example, if a garden hose is 1/2" in diameter and we assume that the water pressure is 40psi, what would be the water velocity (in ft/s) as it exits the hose (assuming no nozzle)?

We know Pressure = force/area, but I want to know the velocity in feet/second, so I don't know what equation to use!

Since velocity has a time component, would we need to introduce another factor? Maybe estimate the gallons per minute? Is this known for a typical garden hose? Thank you in advance!

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# Homework Help: Velocity of a water jet given water pressure and diameter?

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