ch14-p015 - 15. The hydrostatic blood pressure is the gauge...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
15. The hydrostatic blood pressure is the gauge pressure in the column of blood between feet and brain. We calculate the gauge pressure using Eq. 14-7. (a) The gauge pressure at the brain of the giraffe is 33 2 brain heart 1torr 250 torr (1.06 10 kg/m )(9.8 m/s )(2.0 m) 94 torr 133.33 Pa pp g h ρ =− = −× = . (b) The gauge pressure at the feet of the giraffe is
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online