pressure gauge


Manometer is a simple and inexpensive device of measuring pressure and pressure difference. It is usually bent to form a U-tube and filled with liquid of known specific gravity. The surface of the liquid will move in proportion to changes of pressure.



Problem 11 - Variation of Pressure

A pressure gage on the discharge side of a pump reads 300 kPa. Oil (sp gr 0.82) is being pumped. Compute the pressure head in meters of oil.

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