Pressure and hydraulic head in an aquifer?
Here's a picture of the set up: http://tinypic.com/r/14tt2xc/7
The fluid in the standpipes is water.
What would the pressures be (in kPa) at point F and point A??
I think the pressure at F would be zero, if i'm not mistaken, but how would you calculate the pressure at A? (A is in line with the datum)
Also is the hydraulic head at point C 15m?
Thanks for any help!
- alpha bLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
P = rho x g x h
Pressure at F would be zero gauge pressure ( Atm pressure is acting)
Stand pipe is up to datum [A] in LHS figure?
Then the head will be 15 m at A [ If it is filled with water till bottom.]
1 meter of head = 9 804.139 432 pascal
Pressure at C would be 5 m head pressure.Source(s): http://www.onlineconversion.com/pressure.htm http://www.lawrencepumps.com/newsletter/news_v08_i...