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The pressure difference between an oil pipe and water pipe is measured by a double-fluid manometer, as shown in the figure below. For the given fluid heights and specific gravities, calculate the pressure difference ΔP = PB - PA.

Take:

The density of water: ρw=1000 kg/m3 and the gravitational acceleration: g = 9.81 m/s2.

Glycerin
SG = 1.26
Water
SG = 1.0
Oil
SG = 0.88
60 cm
10 cm
B
15 cm
20 cm
Mercury
SG = 13.5
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Glycerin SG = 1.26 Water SG = 1.0 Oil SG = 0.88 60 cm 10 cm B 15 cm 20 cm Mercury SG = 13.5