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Mechanical EngineeringQ&A LibraryWater flows at the rate of 300 gpm through a venturi which has a diameter of 3 inch at the inlet and a diameter of 1½ inch at the throat. If Q=0, W=0, and ∆U=0, what is the pressure drop between the inlet and the throat? Apply the steady flow energy equation. A. 12.4 psi B. 14.2 psi C. 16.1 psi D. 18.6 psiStart your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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Water flows at the rate of 300 gpm through a venturi which has a diameter of 3 inch at the inlet and a diameter of 1½ inch at the throat. If Q=0, W=0, and ∆U=0, what is the pressure drop between the inlet and the throat? Apply the steady flow energy equation.

A. 12.4 psi

B. 14.2 psi

C. 16.1 psi

D. 18.6 psi

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