Problem 3.25[Difficulty: 2]Given:Two fluid manometer, Meriam red oil is the second fluidSGoil0.827=from Table A.1Find:The amplification factor which will be seen in this demonstratorSolution:We will apply the hydrostatics equations to this system.Governing Equations:dpdhρg⋅=(Hydrostatic Pressure - h is positive downwards)ρSGρwater⋅=(Definition of Specific Gravity)Assumptions:(1) Static liquid(2) Incompressible liquida l hAΔh hBb Integrating the hydrostatic pressure equation we get:ppoρg⋅h⋅+=For the left leg of the manometer:papatmρwaterg⋅hA⋅+=pbpaρwaterg⋅l⋅−=patmρwaterg⋅
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course EGN 3353C taught by Professor Lear during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.