I know it must relate to the velocity profile being a parabola shape and the max velocity being at the peak of the parabola -(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I wanted to know whether there are actual calculations I can do to show this?

I only know the basics so as much details as possible would be great help

http://blogs.tlt.psu.edu/projects/accessibilitydemo/examples/VelocityProfileLaminar.png

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# Why is the average velocity in a circular pipe equal to half the maximum velocity?

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