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At the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas, nozzles propel water jets 100 feet into the
air. What is the minimum velocity (ignore air friction) of the jets coming out of
the nozzle?

a. 44 ft/s
b. 50 ft/s
c. 65 ft/s psi
d. 80 ft/s

Answer: _____

2. The venturi meter shown has upstream diameter D1 = 15  cm, throat diameter
D2 = 5  cm, and manometer height h = 50  cm. The specific weight of the water flowing
through the meter is 9.807 kN/m3, and the specific weight of the manometer fluid is
130 kN/m3. Determine the discharge through the meter.


a. 22 L/s
b. 35 L/s
c. 51 L/s
d. 68 L/s

Answer: _____

3. A Pitot probe is used to measure fluid velocities (1st picture) on a jet car on
the Bonneville Salt Flats. The static ports measure the surrounding fluid pressure.
The impact tube measures the stagnation pressure of the fluid. Pitot probes are used
to measure car airspeed. The probe is long enough that the body of the car does not
disturb the oncoming flow. The static ports for a Pitot probe measures an
atmospheric pressure of 100 kPa. A temperature probe measures the air temperature as
15oC. The Pitot probe measures a stagnation pressure of 150 kPa. Determine the
airspeed of the car.


a. 100 m/s
b. 150 m/s
c. 220 m/s
d. 280 m/s

Answer: _____