On combining the Bernoulli and Poiseuille equation—A plea to authors of college physics texts

@article{Synolakis1989OnCT,
title={On combining the Bernoulli and Poiseuille equation—A plea to authors of college physics texts},
author={C. Synolakis and H. Badeer},
journal={American Journal of Physics},
year={1989},
volume={57},
pages={1013-1019}
}

A generalized form of the Bernoulli equation is presented. The assumptions involved in the derivation and its limitations are identified. The usual form of the Bernoulli and Poiseuille equations is shown to be a special case of this generalized equation. Various implications in the teaching of college physics are discussed.