This physics video tutorial provides a basic introduction into Poiseuille’s law. It explains how to calculate the pressure difference required to maintain a constant volume flow rate using poiseuille’s equation given the coefficient of viscosity, the cross-sectional radius and the length of the pipe. It also explains how to calculate the volume flow rate and the mass flow rate given the pressure difference. Finally, it explains how to calculate the power required to maintain a constant volume flow rate with a given difference in pressure. This video contains plenty of examples and practice problems.
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