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13-24 A reducing elbow in a horizontal pipe is used to deflect water flow by an angle \( \theta=45^{\circ} \) from the flow dFIGURE P13-24

13-24 A reducing elbow in a horizontal pipe is used to deflect water flow by an angle \( \theta=45^{\circ} \) from the flow direction while accelerating it. The elbow discharges water into the atmosphere. The cross-sectional area of the elbow is \( 150 \mathrm{~cm}^{2} \) at the inlet and \( 25 \mathrm{~cm}^{2} \) at the exit. The elevation difference between the centers of the exit and the inlet is \( 40 \mathrm{~cm} \). The mass of the elbow and the water in it is \( 50 \mathrm{~kg} \). Determine the anchoring force needed to hold the elbow in place. Take the momentum-flux correction factor to be \( 1.03 \) at both the inlet and outlet. FIGURE P13-24


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We have: inlet, A1=150cm2=150×10?4 m2 exit, A2=25cm2=25×10?4 m2 Weight of e
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