Mechanical Engineering - Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - Discussion


The loss of head at entrance in a pipe is (where v = Velocity of liquid in the pipe)


Answer: Option B


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Sonal said: (Dec 14, 2016)  
Why? Explain.

Kumaravel said: (Jan 28, 2017)  
Please explain the reason behind it.

Lipu said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
V=velocity of flow.

Jony said: (Dec 1, 2017)  
The loss of head due to sudden obstruction is twice the loss of head at the entrance.

Rajkotha said: (Mar 4, 2019)  
Losses at entrance 0.5v2/2g.
Losses at exit v2/2g.
Losses at bends Kv2/2g.

Velmurugan R said: (Aug 29, 2019)  
At sudden contraction = 0.374 V^2/2g.
Sudden expansion = (V1-V2)^2/2g.

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