Problem: Air flows through the tube shown in the figure. Assume that air is an ideal fluid. v1 = 149 m/sWhat is the air speed v2 at point 2?

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Continuity equation:

Q=A1v1=A2v2=Anvn

Using continuity:

v1A1 = v2A2 

v1π(d1/2)2 = v2π(d2/2)2 

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Air flows through the tube shown in the figure. Assume that air is an ideal fluid. v1 = 149 m/s

What is the air speed v2 at point 2?

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