Calculating the Pressure Drop and Power in Pipe Flow: Example Problem

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Example Problem 1

Water flows through a pipe system as shown in the house below. Determine the volumetric flow rate, Q (gal/min). Assume the density ρ (1.94 slugs/ft3) and viscosity μ (2.34 x 10-5 lb-s/ft2) stay constant.