How much water is needed to charge a fire hose?

Answer According to Chapter 3.2 of Fire fighter math, the volume of a fire hose is determined by first using the formula for the volume of a cylinder: V=pi(3.14)x radius (half of hose diameter)^2 x hose l... Read More »

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How much does a charged fire hose weigh?

The typical fire attack hose is 1.5 inches (in diameter). Each fifty-foot section, with couplings, weighs about 16 pounds dry.A fifty foot section of hose holds 4.59 gallons of water. Water weighs ... Read More »

How much water is flowing through my water hose?

The amount of water that flows through a hose varies based on the diameter of the hose and the amount of water pressure from the source. For example, a 50-foot by 1/2-inch diameter hose connected t... Read More »

How much water can fit in a garden hose?

Use the equation for the volume of a cylinder (v=Ï€r2h) from The New York Public Library Science Desk Reference. Multiply 3.142 times the radius squared times the length of the hose. A 100 foot hos... Read More »

How much solar power is needed to charge batteries?

Solar panel batteries have a very particular charge and discharge pattern. They're designed to be fully charged after only a few hours of sunlight, or solar power, yet carryout heavy discharge thro... Read More »