Principles of Technology

Fluid Resistance (4:2)

Video Study Guide


1. What is resistance in fluid systems?



2. What is the difference between streamlined and turbulent flow?



3. What creates resistance in fluids?



4. What effect does resistance have on a fluid flowing through a pipe?



5. Explain how fluid resistance in a pipe depends on:


a) pipe area



b) pipe length



c) type of fluid



6. How can you reduce fluid resistance?



7. Where in the workplace is fluid resistance important?


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