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### How is high static water pressure avoided in municipal water systems?

Most cities get their water supply from local sources (springs, rivers, lakes) so the pressure in the system is never more than what is produced by the pumps. But some cities get their water from ...
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### Hydrostatic forces

Hello I had a quick question regarding this homework problem. The tank in the figure is 120 cm long into the paper. Determine the horizontal and vertical hydrostatic forces on the quarter-circle panel ...
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### Hydrostatic transmission to directly translate movement

I have been thinking about small hydrostatic transmission to directly translate movement of stepper motor (NEMA 17-23 size, geared with 3:1 or 5:1 ratio). My design currently involves 2 identical ...
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### Computation of the moment of restoring forces for a floating vessel

Some slides associated to the book Handbook of Marine Craft Hydrodynamics and Motion Control (2021 edition) are provided by the author of the book here. At page 12 of the slides for Chapter 4, the ...
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### How thick must a concrete or block wall be to withstand hydrostatic pressures up to three meters' height?

I'm planning a basement 3.6m depth, ~0.5m of which extended above ground surface level, in a deep clay/alluvial terrain (bedrock inaccessible). Torrential rainfall during rainy season saturates the ...
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### Archimedes Principle Question

A Spherical buoy has a diameter of 2m and weighs 3kN. It is designed to be used in a variety or circumstances by it being floated in water and anchored to the floor with a chain. Draw the free body ...
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### Hydrostatics pressure forces

I can deduce the Forces for F1 and F2: \begin{align} F_1 &= \dfrac{1}{2}\rho g d_1^2 \\ &= \dfrac{1}{2} \cdot (1000 \cdot 9.81) \cdot d_1^2 \cdot 8 \\ \dfrac{F_1}{d_1^2} &= 39240\text{ ...
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### How do I draw moments on hinged gates?

Hello I had a quick question regarding moments on hinged gates on submerged curves. Is there a general rule that we follow when we draw moments on hinges, do we draw the hinges in the direction the ...
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### calculation for hydropower project

I'm studying a hydro-power project in high rise building. given a 100 story building(3 meter per floor) with 2.5 cubic meter of water per floor DAILY with 1 or more tanks within the floors and turbine ...
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### Hydrostatic Pressure

Need help with this. Part of a sea defense consists of a section of a concrete wall 4 meters high, and 6 meters wide. a) Calculate the resultant thrust on the section when the sea reaches a height ...
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### Quantifying the reaction force on fixed tubing connected to a peristaltic pump

I am not sure how I should consider the forces due to hydrostatic pressure when calculating the reaction force due to a fluid being pumped through fixed tubing with a peristaltic pump that I am using ...
In a saturated soil, why is the pore water pressure equal to hydrostatic pressure? Terzaghi's principle states that the effective stress between solid particles is equal to the total stress $t$ minus ...