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A barometer measures 760 mm Hg at street level and 735 mm

Fundamentals of Thermodynamcs | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9781118131992 | Authors: Claus Borgnakke, Richard E. Sonntag ISBN: 9781118131992 58

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Problem 70HP

Problem 70HP

A barometer measures 760 mm Hg at street level and 735 mm Hg on top of a building. How tall is the building if we assume air density of 1.15 kg/m3?

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We have to find how tall is the building, if a barometer measures 760 mm Hg at street level and 735 mm Hg on top of a building.

A barometer measures the atmospheric pressure at the given altitude.

The difference in the pressure at the street level and top of a building is given by the expression,

 

where,

difference in the pressure at the

           street level and top of a building

           in mm Hg

density of air = 1.15 kg/m3

m/s2

height of the building in m

Solving for

       

   

Therefore, the height of the building is 295 m.

     

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Chapter 1, Problem 70HP is Solved
Textbook: Fundamentals of Thermodynamcs
Edition: 8
Author: Claus Borgnakke, Richard E. Sonntag
ISBN: 9781118131992

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