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1 This rise has flooded many of man’s works, and if it continues it will damage many more including the road bed of the main railroad line from San Francisco to the East Coast as well as long stretches of interstate highway I-80. One idea for countering this alarming rise is to pump water out of the lake up over a dam into channels that lead to two very large evaporation ponds. 0385/kW · h. d. 5. For the manometer shown on the next page, develop the expression for the pressure difference p1 – p4 as a function of the pertinent variables.

4 and 7]. 1. Tomato Growing in Absentia Every summer I carefully grow a giant tomato plant because I love the taste of its fresh-picked fruit. Since these plants need 2 lit of water each day of the growing season to produce these delectable and irresistible fruits, how do I grow my plant next summer when I will be away for 4 weeks with no way to water it? d. to the faucet at my home where the water pressure is 100 kPa above atmospheric and lead it to the plant. Determine how long the tube would have to be to deliver 2 lit/day of water.

The guaranteed total flow rate of water to the turbines would be 14,800 m3/s. Find the size of pipes needed. 10. The Alaska Pipeline. d. pipe, 1,270 km long at pressures as high as 8 MPa. 2 m3/s. Calculate: (a) The theoretical number of pumping stations needed (b) The kW rating of the pump–motor set NOTE: This data is from National Geographic 150, 684 (1976). In addition, estimate for crude oil at this temperature: ρ ¼ 910 kg/m3, μ ¼ 6 Â 10–3 kg/m s. Geothermal energy. Northwest Natural Gas Co.

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