# Non-uniform Flow Compared to Average Velocity

Compare a nonuniform flow with the average velocity. See attachment for full problem including diagram.

A laminar pipe flow that is fully developed has a velocity profile

Has a parabolic velocity profile that is:

Compare the average velocity ( ) with the axial direction momentum flow rate using the non uniform velocity distribution

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A laminar pipe flow that is fully developed has a velocity profile

Has a parabolic velocity profile that is:

Compare the average velocity ( ) with the axial direction momentum flow rate using the non uniform velocity distribution

The trick here is to integrate to get ...

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The solution details how to compare non-uniform flow with average velocity using concepts of velocity profiles and variable flows using relevant theory and step-by-step procedure.