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CONTINUITY : MASS CONSERVATION

 
m1  m 2
1A1v1  2 A2v 2
NEWTON’S LAW ON FLUIDS
Viscosity Units

3
1 cP = 1 10 Pa  s
3 kg
= 1 10 m s
4 lbm
= 6.72  10 ft s
PRESSURE DROP
4𝜌𝑓𝐿𝑢2
∆𝑃 = [𝐼𝑈]
𝐷𝑔𝑐 𝐷

4𝜌𝑓𝐿𝑢2
∆𝑃 = [𝑆𝐼]
𝐷𝑔𝑐 𝐷
∆𝑃 4𝑓𝐿𝑢2
𝐹𝑓 = = 𝑔ℎ =
𝜌 𝐷𝑔𝑐 𝐷
PROBLEM
Compute the shear force in Newton experienced by a thin film of fluid,
1 mm thick, along between two 7cm x 10 cm clad plates moving at 15
m/s and 12 m/s at opposing directions. The viscosity of the fluid is 20
cP, and its density is 1.56 g/mL:
A. 3.78 N C. 7.85 N
B. 2.31 N D. 0.45 N