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5 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Two intersecting tubes 2018-08-15 From Tommy:Hi, I am trying to determine a mathematical model for two metal tubes joining at various degrees for weld. For instance, if I am trying to join the end of a tube to the side of another at a 90 degree angle, it will be a simple profile cut out of the joining tube. Where it gets tricky is if you want to join the new tube at a given angle. It would be very helpful if you could give insight as to how I can solve this problem or an equation I could work off of. Thanks for the help!!Answered by Edward Doolittle.     If all of them work together, ... 2006-07-27 From Kakron:Pipe A can fill in 20 mins and pipe B can fill in 30 mins and pipe C can empty the same in 40 mins. If all of them work together, find the time taken to fill the tank?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.     Small pipes and large pipes 2006-05-09 From geece:A large fresh water reservoir has two types of drainage system. Small pipes and large pipes. 6 large pipes, on their own, can drain the reservoir in 12 hours. 3 large pipes and 9 small pipes, at the same time, can drain the reservoir in 8 hours. How long will 5 small pipes, on their own, take to drain the reservoir?Answered by Penny Nom.     The volume of air flowing in windpipes 2003-05-02 From James:The volume of air flowing in windpipes is given by V=kpR4, where k is a constant, p is the pressure difference at each end, R is the radius. The radius will decrease with increased pressure, according to the formula: Ro - R = cp, where Ro is the windpipe radius when p=0 & c is a positive constant. R is restricted such that: 0 < 0.5*Ro < R < Ro, find the factor by which the radius of the windpipe contracts to give maximum flow?Answered by Penny Nom.     Airflow in windpipes 2001-03-25 From Ena:The volume of air flowing in windpipes is given by V=kpR4, where k is a constant, p is the pressure difference at each end, R is the radius. The radius will decrease with increased pressure, according to the formula: Ro - R = cp, where Ro is the windpipe radius when p=0 & c is a positive constant. R is restricted such that: 0 < 0.5*Ro < R < Ro, find the factor by which the radius of the windpipe contracts to give maximum flow?Answered by Harley Weston.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français