Problem: Suppose you have a pitot tube with a pressure reading at 13 mm Hg at an air speed of 225 km/h. Refer to the figureWhat will the pressure reading be when the wind speed is 345 km/h in mm Hg?

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From Bernoulli's theorem, the change in pressure is given by:

p=12ρv2

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Suppose you have a pitot tube with a pressure reading at 13 mm Hg at an air speed of 225 km/h. Refer to the figure

What will the pressure reading be when the wind speed is 345 km/h in mm Hg?

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