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Question 2.9: In a major human artery with an internal diameter of 5 mm, t...

In a major human artery with an internal diameter of 5 mm, the flow of blood, averaged over the cardiac cycle, is 5  cm^{3}·s^{−1}. The artery bifurcates (splits) into two identical blood vessels that are each 3 mm in diameter. What are the average velocity and the mass flow rate upstream and downstream of the bifurcation? The density of blood is 1.06  g·cm^{−3}.

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