Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics in ME

# The length AB of a pipe ABC in which the liquid is flowing has diameter (d1) and is suddenly enlarged to diameter (d2) at B which is constant for the length BC. The loss of head due to sudden enlargement is_____.

- A. (v₁ – v₂)²/g
- B. (v₁² – v₂²)/g
**C. (v₁ – v₂)²/2g**- D. (v₁² – v₂²)/2g