Principles of Technology

Fluid Resistance (4:2)

Vocabulary (pages 37-44)


What is the unifying equation for resistence?


Fluid resistance (define with words)


Fluid resistance formula


Solve the formula using units


Streamline flow


Turbulent flow


Linear variation






Pressure drop


Pipes in series


Pipes in parallel


In order to run water to all the trees in an orchard, would it be better to snake just one pipe from tree to tree (with a sprinkler at each), or hook several supply pipes into a parallel system? WHY? Design a system in the space below:







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