Solution-HW 2 Fall 2010

Solution-HW 2 Fall 2010 - ME 3720 1. HOMEWORK SET-2 A...

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ME 3720 HOMEWORK SET-2 1. A barometric pressure of 19.4-in of Hg corresponds to what value of atmospheric pressure in psi, and in Pa? 2. A water filled U-tube manometer is used to measure the pressure inside a tank that contains air. The water level in the U-tube on the side that connects to the tank is 5-ft above the base of the tank. The water level in the other side of the U-tube (which is open to the atmosphere) is 2-ft above the base. Determine the pressure within the tank in lb/ft 2 and kPa . 3. A U-tube manometer is connected to a closed tank as shown in figure. The air pressure in the tank as shown is 0.50-psi and the liquid in the tank is oil (Sp. Wt. = 54.0-lb/ft 3 ). The pressure at point A is 2-psi. Determine: (i) the depth of oil ‘z’ (ii) the differential reading ‘h’ on the manometer 1/4
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For the inclined tube manometer of figure, the pressure in pipe A is 0.6-psi. The fluid in both pipes A and B is water, and the gage fluid in the manometer has a specific gravity of 2.6. What is the pressure in pipe B in psi corresponding to the differential reading shown? 2/4
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course ME 3720 taught by Professor Cui during the Fall '08 term at TN Tech.

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