Hovercraft B/C

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Consider a pipe with radius r.

If an ideal fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?

If a non-ideal, viscous fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?
Both fluids would go through twice as slowly?
I haven't done enough fluid dynamics to be sure, but I can guess: for an ideal fluid the flow rate would change to 4Q (Q=Av) and for a non-ideal, viscous fluid, the flow rate would change to 16Q (Poiseuille's Law)? Less sure about the second one but either could be wrong. At least I don't actually have to do this for real.
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Consider a pipe with radius r.

If an ideal fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?

If a non-ideal, viscous fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?
Both fluids would go through twice as slowly?
I haven't done enough fluid dynamics to be sure, but I can guess: for an ideal fluid the flow rate would change to 4Q (Q=Av) and for a non-ideal, viscous fluid, the flow rate would change to 16Q (Poiseuille's Law)? Less sure about the second one but either could be wrong. At least I don't actually have to do this for real.
I should have clarified the question a lot better.
But yes, you made the right assumptions, and that was the correct use of Poiseuille's Law. Correct!
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Consider a pipe with radius r.

If an ideal fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?

If a non-ideal, viscous fluid is flowing through the pipe, how would the flow rate change if the radius was increased to 2r?
Both fluids would go through twice as slowly?
I haven't done enough fluid dynamics to be sure, but I can guess: for an ideal fluid the flow rate would change to 4Q (Q=Av) and for a non-ideal, viscous fluid, the flow rate would change to 16Q (Poiseuille's Law)? Less sure about the second one but either could be wrong. At least I don't actually have to do this for real.

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.
a = m1g - m2g / m1+ m2
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.
The acceleration of m1 where positive is down is
EDIT: Whoops, didn't see other answer

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

If nobody posts a question in this long, you can.
Derive a formula for the acceleration of the blocks in a real atwood machine with two masses of mass $m1$ and $m2$and a pulley in the shape of a uniform disk of mass $M$ and radius $r$. The string is massless. Ignore friction.

Since you have to account for the pulley's moment of inertia, wouldn't the a be a=(m1-m2)g/(m1+m2+M/4)

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

I'm just going to ask a question because no one's verified the answer.

With what constant velocity can a 4.00 hp motor raise a mass of 125 kg?
2.43 meters per second

that's what i got, but the answer key said 2.76 m/s?