Mechanical Engineering - Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - Discussion

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Whenever a plate is held immersed at some angle with the direction of flow of the liquid, it is subjected to some pressure. The component of this pressure, at right angles to the direction of flow of the liquid is known as lift.

[A]. True
[B]. False

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Manoj said: (Aug 12, 2014)  
The component of this pressure is in the direction of flow of the liquid is known as drift.

Anil Kumar Singh said: (Feb 28, 2016)  
1. In the direction of the flow of the liquid which is called drag.

2. At right angle to the flow of liquid which is called lift.

Bittu said: (Nov 22, 2016)  
Correct @Anil.

Rajkotha said: (May 15, 2021)  
Parallel flow - drag.
Perpendicular - lift.
In the direction= wake.

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