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    Oil velocity in a hydraulic system

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    A hydraulic cylinder is 100mm diameter and is fed by a pipe 15mm in diameter. If the piston in the cylinder moves forward at a rate of 0.2ms^1, calculate the velocity of the oil in the pipe line.

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    Diameter of the cylinder, D= 100 mm
    diameter of the pipe, d = 15 mm
    Piston velocity, V= ...

    Solution Summary

    Corresponding to a piston velocity in a hydraulic cylinder, oil velocity in the attached pipe is obtained.