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One for the Chemical Engineers

Let us take a moment to fully appreciate this straw, which I just use to consume a hot Thai beverage.

This straw has been altered from the conventional cylindrical tubular straw by compressing it lengthways down its entire length, significantly reducing the flow cross sectional area whilst maintaining a comparable wetted perimeter. 154 more words

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Derivation of velocity profile through a cylindrical pipe

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1 – Derivation of velocity profile through cylindrical pipe

An overview of the Hagen-Poiseuille equation, and a step-by-step derivation which aims to give an initial understanding.

Fluid Flow