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Chapter 3 x Integral Relations for a Control Volume 295 3.183 The pump in Fig. P3.183 draws gasoline at 20°C from a reservoir. Pumps are in big trouble if the liquid vaporizes (cavitates) before it enters the pump. (a) Neglecting losses and assuming a flow rate of 65 gal/min, find the limitations on (x, y, z) for avoiding cavitation. (b) If pipefriction losses are included, what additional limitations might be important? Solution: (a) From Table A.3, U 680 kg/ m3 and pv 5.51E4. z2 z1 yz yz p1 p2 Ug ( pa U gy) pv Ug (100,000 55,100) y z (680)(9.81) 6.73 m Fig. P3.183 Thus make length z appreciably less than 6.73 (25% less), or z < 5 m. Ans. (a) (b) Total pipe length (x + y + z) restricted by friction losses. Ans. (b) 3.184 For the system of Prob. 3.183, let the pump exhaust gasoline at 65 gal/min to the atmosphere through a 3-cm-diameter opening, with no cavitation, when x 3 m, y 2.5 m, and z 2 m. If the friction head loss is hloss | 3.7(V 2/2g), where V is the average velocity in the pipe, estimate the horsepower required to be delivered by the pump. Solution: Since power is a function of hp, Bernoulli is required. Thus calculate the velocity, V Q A § m 3 /s · (65 gal/min) ¨ 6.3083E5 gal/min ¸¹ © S 4 5.8 m/s 2 (0.03 ) The pump head may then be found, p1 J z1 p2 100,000 (680)(9.81)(2.5) 2.5 (680)(9.81) J z2 h f h p V j2 2g 100,000 3.7(5.82 ) (5.82 ) 2 hp (680)(9.81) 2(9.81) 2(9.81) 296 Solutions Manual x Fluid Mechanics, Fifth Edition hp P J Qh p 10.05 m (680)(9.81)(0.0041)(10.05) P 275 W 0.37 hp Ans. 3.185 Water at 20°C flows through a vertical tapered pipe at 163 m3/h. The entrance diameter is 12 cm, and the pipe diameter reduces by 3 mm for every 2 meter rise in elevation. For frictionless flow, if the entrance pressure is 400 kPa, at what elevation will the fluid pressure be 100 kPa? Solution: Bernouilli’s relation applies, p1 J z1 Q12 2 gA12 p2 J z2 Q22 2 gA22 (1) Where, d2 d1 0.0015(z 2 z1) (2) Also, Q1 Q2 Q (163 m3/h)(h/3600s) 0.0453 m3/s; J 9790; z1 0.0; p1 400,000; and p2 100,000. Using EES software to solve equations (1) and (2) simultaneously, the final height is found to be z | 27.2 m. The pipe diameter at this elevation is d2 0.079 m 7.9 cm.