Dynamic Pressure

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Fluid Mechanics

Dynamic pressure (velocity pressure) is the amount of total pressure resulting from the media velocity.

  • Abbreviated as \(q\) or \(Q\)

formula

\(q = \frac {1} {2} \rho v^2  \)

Where:

\(q\) = dynamic pressure

\(\rho\) = fluid pressure

\(v\) = fluid velocity

Solve for:

\(v = \sqrt {\frac {2 q} {\rho} } \)