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# An airplane is flying at an altitude of 12.000 m.

## Problem 45P Chapter 5

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Problem 45P

An airplane is flying at an altitude of 12.000 m. Determine the gage pressure at the stagnation point on the nose of the plane if the speed of the plane is 300 km/h. How would you solve this problem if the speed were 1050 km/h? Explain.

Step-by-Step Solution:

Step 1:-

The given data are,

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Speed of the plane is, .

The density of air at this given height is, .

The 2nd point is at stagnation point, so .

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Step 2:-

The Bernoulli’s equation for this case is,

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Conclusion:

The gauge pressure will be 1079 Pa.

Step 3 of 3

##### ISBN: 9780071284219

Fluid Mechanics was written by Sieva Kozinsky and is associated to the ISBN: 9780071284219. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Fluid Mechanics, edition: 2nd. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 45P from chapter: 5 was answered by Sieva Kozinsky, our top Engineering and Tech solution expert on 07/03/17, 04:51AM. Since the solution to 45P from 5 chapter was answered, more than 432 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. The answer to “An airplane is flying at an altitude of 12.000 m. Determine the gage pressure at the stagnation point on the nose of the plane if the speed of the plane is 300 km/h. How would you solve this problem if the speed were 1050 km/h? Explain.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 46 words. This full solution covers the following key subjects: Plane, speed, nose, explain, flying. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 15 chapters, and 1547 solutions.

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