In deriving Bernoulli’s equation, we equated the work done on the fluid in the tube to its change in the potential and kinetic energy. 

(a) What is the largest average velocity of blood flow in an artery of diameter 2 × 10–3 m if the flow must remain laminar? 

(b) Do the dissipative forces become more important as the fluid velocity increases? Discuss qualitatively.

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  98

1 Answer

Solution :-

(a) If dissipative forces are present, then some forces in liquid flow due to pressure difference is spent against dissipative forces, due to which the pressure drop becomes large.

(b) The dissipative forces become more important with increasing flow velocity, because of turbulence.

Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago

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