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Given a slanted pipe

Question: I have a pipeline that is tilted. I know the length of the pipeline, and the pressure (90psi) that is felt at the very bottom. I'm trying to find out how much liquid has leaked out if the ...
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How quickly should a fluid come to hydrostatic equilibrium?

Let's say I'm holding a one-liter water bottle, full of water, which I then drop. Before dropping the water bottle, the equilibrium is for there to be a pressure gradient in the water canceling the ...
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Gauge pressure clarification

Is gauge pressure always zero-referenced against ambient air pressure? Or is it referenced against the sum of all pressures acting on a fluid, which usually just happens to be ambient air pressure? ...
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Question about buoyancy

I took an empty clear sphere with radius r, put some weight inside this sphere, and put in into the water. I calculate the buoyancy force as: Volume of the sphere = Volume of the water displaced ...
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Bubble in a pipeline

I am just thinking about this phenomenon: We have a horizontal pipeline with a flowing liquid, which contains a small bubble of gas. How do the dimensions of this bubble change when it reaches a ...
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Stat mech explanation for separation of one liquid from another in gravity?

If one mixes two distinct ideal gases above the Earth's surface, one with a higher molecular mass than the other, then at equilibrium, their number density gradients will be such that at low heights, ...
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Horizontal Capillary Question

I have a fluid mechanics question, that I think is caused by a lack of understanding of some key concepts. Suppose we have a horizontal capillary with a radius of 10um. The fabrication process has led ...
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Problem in average height

Let, diameter of cylinder hole of height 30m and diameter 2m filled with water. In a book, when author tried to find out the power for lifting all of the water then he used average height. why is ...
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Pascal's law and hydrostatic forces

We know that Pascal's law states that the pressure exerted anywhere in a confined incompressible fluid is transmitted equally in all direction through out the fluid such that the initial pressure ...
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Stress and Mass Density Distribution

I'm simulating electromigration in a copper wire using COMSOL and trying to see the back-stress caused by material transport. However, I do not see any stress growth. In other words, the atomic ...
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Hydrostatic forces

I've started learning hydro static force system right now. I have problem understanding one thing. In the picture I'm looking for the forces on the black lines: A part is making the purple force above ...