Question

Oil (SAE60 at 10°C) flows through an elbow made up of 100 mm diameter pipe with a velocity of 4.8 m/s. The pressure in the pipe is 89 kPa. Find

the absolute value of the x component of force (in N) the flow exerts on the elbow when the angle, 8 is 36°.

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