Bernoulli's equation

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Bernoulli equation

Definition of Bernoulli's equation

  1. 1 [after Jacques Bernoulli †1705 Swiss mathematician] :  a nonlinear differential equation of the first order that has the general form dy/dx + f(x)y = g(x)yn and that can be put in linear form by dividing through by yn and making the change of variable Y = yn+1

  2. 2 [after Daniel Bernoulli †1782 Swiss mathematician and scientist] :  an equation used in fluid mechanics that relates pressure, velocity, density, and gravitational acceleration — compare bernoulli effect, bernoulli's theorem 2

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