# Losses due to sudden expansion in pipe

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Air flows through a 650-mm-diameter duct at p=70kPa, t=10*C and the V=60m/s. The duct suddenly expands to 800-mm-diameter. Considering the gas as incompressible, calculate the losses in meter-newtons per newton of air, and the pressure difference in centimeters of water.

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(All these problem are in the book FLUID MECHANICS 9th edition, by Streeter, Wylie & Bedford ISBN: 0-07-062537-9)

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