Orders of magnitude (flow rate)

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The following table compares various orders of magnitude for volumetric flow rate.

Table[edit]

Factor (m3/s) Value (m3/s) Value (ft3/s) Value (gpm[note 1]) Item
1062 7.83×1062 2.77×1060 1.24×1057 Planck flow rate[1]
104 1.39×104 4.9×103 2.2 Typical kitchen sink[2]
103 2867 1.013×105 4.545×107 Flow rate of Niagara Falls[3]
105 2.09×105 7.38×106 3.31×109 Discharge of the Amazon River[4]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^
  2. ^ Kitchen and Bathroom Faucets are Among the Easiest Places to Save Water, Home Water Works, 2018. Retrieved 08-15-2018
  3. ^ Facts About Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls State Park, 2018. Retrieved 08-16-2018
  4. ^ Rivers of the EarthArchived August 14, 2004, at the Wayback Machine.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ gpm=U.S. gallons per minute

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