Q.57

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

A nuclear power plant draws of cooling water from the ocean. If the water is drawn in through two parallel,-diameter pipes, what is the water speed in each pipe?

Therefore, the speed of the water through each pipe is

The volume from one pipe is given follow

The conversion is given as follows:

The area of the pipe is given as follows:

Here, is the diameter of the pipe.

Substitute for .

The expression for the speed of the water flowing through the pipe related to the volume flow rate is given as follows:

Substitute

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