Dynamic Pressure

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Dynamics

Dynamic pressure, abbreviated as q or Q, also known as velocity pressure, is the amount of total pressure resulting from the media velocity.

Dynamic Pressure formula

(Eq. 1)  \(\large{ q = \frac {1} {2}\; \rho\; v^2  }\)

(Eq.2)  \(\large{ q = \frac {\rho\; v^2} {2}  }\)     


\(\large{ q }\) = dynamic pressure

\(\large{ \rho }\)   (Greek symbol rho) = fluid density

\(\large{ v }\) = fluid velocity

Solve for:

\(\large{ v = \sqrt {\frac {2 \;q} {\rho} }  }\)


Tags: Equations for Pressure