Calculating Velocity in Pipe Flow: Example Problem

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Example Problem 1

What are the major losses for water through 1000 ft of riveted steel (I.D. = 3 in) with a Reynolds number of 2 X 105? Compare it to glycerol through 50 ft of cast iron (I.D. = 4 in) with a Reynolds number of 1000.

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