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Flow of Liquid through a Hole
The velocity of liquid escaping from a hole increases as the height of the hole decreases. This follows from Bernoulli's theorem. What can you say about the maximum distance that the liquid reaches along the floor as you vary the height?
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Enrique Zeleny
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The velocity of the liquid is equal to
, where
is the acceleration due to gravity and
and
are the heights of the hole and the tank.
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