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Bernoulli equation


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An equation that describes the conservation of energy in the steady flow of an ideal, frictionless, incompressible fluid. It states that: p1/p2 + gz + (v2/2) is constant along any stream line, where p1 is the fluid pressure, p2 is the mass density of the fluid, v is the fluid velocity, g is the acceleration due to gravity, and z is the vertical height above a datum level.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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