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Using Maths to solve a water delivery problem in the most efficient way (Year 12 and 13)

Virtual event
Friday 22 January 2021 (13:15-14:15)
Using Maths to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Year Group: 12 and 13 

Subject(s): Mathematics, Biology

Attendee Requirements: Attendees should be studying A Level Maths

About: You've been asked to design a water supply system for a village in a remote mountain area. Following an initial survey, students will explore the maths of providing the pipeline in the most efficient and economic way. We'll use the Hazen-Williams formula to calculate pressure loss to choose the right length of the right size pipes.

Speaker: Dr Jon Wood

How to book: Bookings should be made by the school coordinator using the booking form available on the Masterclasses programme page.

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