Problem: Engine oil (assume SAE 10, coefficient of viscosity 0.2 Pa s) passes through a fine 1.80-mm-diameter tube that is 8.6 cm long. What pressure difference is needed to maintain a flow rate of 6.3 mL/min ?

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Engine oil (assume SAE 10, coefficient of viscosity 0.2 Pa s) passes through a fine 1.80-mm-diameter tube that is 8.6 cm long. What pressure difference is needed to maintain a flow rate of 6.3 mL/min ?

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