Heated air at 1 atm and 100F is to be transported
in a 400-ft-long circular plastic duct at a rate of 12 ft3/s. If
the head loss in the pipe is not to exceed 50 ft, determine the
minimum diameter of the duct.

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Mechanical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics

Related Mechanical Engineering Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: the efficiency of an engine is 0.21 point for every 1.00 KJ of heat absorbed by the engine how much ...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: 17-31 The 150 kg uniform crate rests on the 10 kg cart. Determine the maximum force P that can be ap...

A: Click to see the answer

Q: Oil in an engine is being cooled by air in a crossflow heat exchanger, where both fluids are unmixed...

A: given data as per question  

Q: The components of an electronic system dissipating 180 W are located in a 4-ft-long horizontal duct ...

A: The data given is Temperature inlet, Tin = 85°F Temperature inlet, Tout = 100°F  Area of cross sect...

Q: A stream of hydrocarbon (cp = 2.2 kJ/kg·K) is cooled at a rate of 720 kg/h from 150°C to 40°C in the...

A: Consider the diagram shown below for the counter-flow heat exchanger:

Q: Fluid Mechanics Problem

A: Hello. Since your question has multiple sub-parts, we will solve the first three sub-parts for you. ...

Q: Fluid Mechanics Problem

A: Click to see the answer

Q: When is outdoor unit called evaporator

A: An evaporator is a heat exchanger device in which one fluid gets cooled (sensible cooling) by reject...

Q: Consider a 300 kJ/min refrigeration system that operates on an ideal vapor-compression refrigeration...

A: Drawing the Ts diagram of the given cycle, Writing the properties of refrigerant 134-a as follows –...