Determine the hydraulic gradient and pressure, Physics

A piping system is shown below. Flow is from A to D and minimum pressure to be maintained is 20 psi.

Pipe

Length (ft)

Diameter (in)

Flow rate (gpm)

A-B

20,000

6

120

B-C

10,000

6

160

C-D

30,000

4

120

Hazen-Williams roughness coefficient C=140 for all the pipes. The elevations of A, B, C and D are 620, 460, 540, and 360 ft respectively.

Determine:

. Hydraulic gradient at A

. Pressure A, B, C, and D

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