The drinking fountain outside your classroom shoots water about 16.6 cm up in the air from a nozzle of diameter 0.594 cm. The pump at the base of the unit (1.20 m below the nozzle) pushes water into a 1.20 cm diameter supply pipe that goes up to the nozzle. What gauge pressure does the pump have to provide? Ignore the viscosity; your answer will therefore be an underestimate.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:38 pm ad1c9bdddf
The pressure across the supply pipe of a drinking fountain is calculated using Bernoulli's equation.