Problem 4.63 [Difficulty: 2] CS x c y R x d U Given: Water jet hitting object Find: Jet speed; Force generated Solution: Basic equations: Continuity and Momentum flux in x direction Assumptions: 1) Steady flow 2) Incompressible flow 3) Atmospheric pressure throughout 4) Uniform flow Given data Q 1 gpm ⋅ = d 0.01 in ⋅ = ρ 1.94 slug ft 3 ⋅ = Using continuity QV A ⋅ = U π d ⋅ d 2 ⋅ = Using data U Q π 4 d 2 ⋅ = U 4085 ft s = U 2785 mph
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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.