Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 84

Answer

a. Speed increases (because the same quantity of gas must move through a smaller-diameter pipe in the same time). b. Pressure decreases (explained by Bernoulli’s principle). c. The spacing between its streamlines decreases. The same number of streamlines pass through a smaller area.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 273-274, and shown in Figure 14.17.
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