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> As someone who has worked with hydraulic systems I
> am aware of this issue – I did not bring it up
> because I do not want to get too technical.

I was interested enough to have a look at the link you provided to your website. I see a degree in history and politics, jobs in tourism, banking/insurance, teaching ESL, sales, shearing sheep, and running a roadhouse. Nothing wrong with any of that, but I'm curious: on what basis do you claim special technical expertise in hydraulic systems?

>
> However now you have mentioned it:
>
> What you are saying is that the heart’s
> hydraulic system would be more efficient because
> it divides the blood flow from the arteries into
> lots of capillaries – rather than pushing the
> blood through 128,000 klms of a single very long
> capillary. This is of course true; and I certainly
> never said the capillaries were joined end to end
> – only that their total length was 128.000
> klms.

That's a little disingenuous. You referred several times to the blood having to be pushed 128,000 km through an 8-micron tube.

>
> The problem for your argument is that every time
> you divide the flow in a pressurised pipe you
> divide the pressure; (i.e. if you have 10 psi in a
> pipe and you divide the flow into 2 pipes of equal
> size – you then only have 5 psi in each pipe).
>
> If you divide the pressure in our arteries into 10
> billion capillaries you are dividing that pressure
> by 10 billion – giving you zero pressure.

Nope. You seem to think that 10 billion individual teeny pipes link the arterioles to the venules. This is incorrect. As I said above, the capillaries form a mesh, an intricate fractal network. There is nothing like 10 billion individual paths that blood must be pushed through. Furthermore, only an estimated 5-10% of the capillary beds are flooded at any given time, controlled by precapillary sphincters that can shut off little local networks while blood is shunted to parts of the system that need it - the digestive system after eating, the muscles during exercise, etc.

>
> There are other issues concerning volume of
> capillaries as compared to volume of arteries.
> These issues relate to potential pressure in
> capillaries and flow rate etc.. I have not done
> these calculations and do not intend to. For, as
> any sane mechanical engineer will tell you, our
> cardiovascular system is not reliant on pressure
> build-up from the heart.

I don't think any sane mechanical engineer would claim expertise about the cardiovascular system. Or draw a false analogy between a system of rigid pipes and a network of flexible blood vessels. You do realize, don't you, that the elasticity of the vessel walls, muscle action, and even skeletal motion all have an effect on circulation?

Note: you stated above that you would not do the research on OOParts before using them as evidence for your claim. Now you're saying you will not do the maths on your version of the circulatory system before using it as evidence for your claim. It is very hard to take you seriously.

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Re: Ancient buildings and atefacts - a possible explanation 280 Merrell 06-Feb-20 09:03
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Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 225 Merrell 07-Feb-20 08:33
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 239 Robert Jameson 07-Feb-20 08:50
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Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 197 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 19:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 183 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 21:01
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 185 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 21:24
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 187 Warwick 09-Feb-20 21:38
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 22:58
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 01:54
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Open mind 10-Feb-20 16:52
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Re: Special skills?? 186 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 18:53
Re: Special skills?? 173 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:01
Re: Special skills?? 188 Susan Doris 16-Feb-20 14:24
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 18:47
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Warwick 10-Feb-20 18:57
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 19:09
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 168 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:15
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Open mind 11-Feb-20 00:23
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 cladking 10-Feb-20 21:14
Trolls 179 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 21:46
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Open mind 11-Feb-20 01:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 203 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:55
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 Open mind 11-Feb-20 02:19
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 15:06
I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Open mind 11-Feb-20 15:21
Re: I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 185 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 16:47
condensed learning OT 174 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:52
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Open mind 11-Feb-20 18:59
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:01
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:11
Re: condensed learning OT 167 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:15
Re: condensed learning OT 163 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:20
Re: condensed learning OT 165 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:24
Re: condensed learning OT 169 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:27
I know, I know! 167 Warwick 13-Feb-20 17:31
Re: I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 163 Open mind 11-Feb-20 18:49
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 02:58
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Warwick 11-Feb-20 03:52
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 05:23
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 166 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:46
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:04
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:12
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 177 Open mind 10-Feb-20 04:04
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:09
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 173 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 12:28
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:45
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 173 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 13:21
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 184 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:38
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 170 cladking 10-Feb-20 14:34
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 163 Warwick 10-Feb-20 17:07
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 cladking 10-Feb-20 21:08
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 158 Warwick 11-Feb-20 04:44
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 189 Martin Stower 09-Feb-20 17:27
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 19:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 19:31
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Warwick 09-Feb-20 19:49
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 191 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:32
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 13:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:40
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Merrell 10-Feb-20 15:29
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:24
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Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 185 cladking 09-Feb-20 02:47
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Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 174 cladking 09-Feb-20 15:04
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Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 168 cladking 09-Feb-20 17:14
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 Warwick 09-Feb-20 19:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 20:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 cladking 09-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 21:03
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 170 Warwick 09-Feb-20 21:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 22:31
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 cladking 09-Feb-20 23:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 00:56
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 167 Warwick 10-Feb-20 05:53
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Re: The cardiovascular system 170 Warwick 10-Feb-20 07:31
Re: The cardiovascular system 180 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 08:03
Re: The cardiovascular system 162 Warwick 12-Feb-20 18:13
The heart 163 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 01:45
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 22:03
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Warwick 09-Feb-20 22:16
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 193 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 13:09
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Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 180 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:17
Re: Unfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 181 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 19:01
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 181 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:06
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 180 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 20:03
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 169 Open mind 11-Feb-20 00:52
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 181 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:19
Re: Unfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 186 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 01:27
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 175 Open mind 11-Feb-20 01:36
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 173 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 01:39
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 183 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:58
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 189 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 08:00
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Re: Back to the heart 172 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:16
Re: Back to the heart 179 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 18:20
Re: Back to the heart 175 Warwick 11-Feb-20 18:28
Re: Back to the heart 167 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 18:47
Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 191 Corpuscles 11-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 184 Open mind 11-Feb-20 20:47
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 173 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 22:23
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 176 Merrell 11-Feb-20 22:31
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 177 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 23:21
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 184 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 00:06
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 176 Merrell 12-Feb-20 09:22
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 172 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 15:57
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Re: Meanwhile in Southern Ontario O/T 181 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 22:38
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 174 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 21:49
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 164 Warwick 13-Feb-20 17:25
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 167 Robert Jameson 13-Feb-20 21:18
Off my rocker! 184 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 23:00
Re: Off my rocker! 191 Corpuscles 11-Feb-20 23:34
Re: Off my rocker! 179 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 00:44
Re: Off my rocker! 188 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 12:09
Re: Back to the heart 169 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 01:36
Re: Back to the heart 176 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 07:54
Re: Back to the heart 174 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 10:37
Re: Back to the heart 171 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 15:34
Re: Back to the heart, sort of O/T 162 Warwick 12-Feb-20 18:20
Re: Back to the heart 163 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 20:58
Re: Back to the heart 164 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 22:19
Re: Back to the heart 189 Robert Jameson 31-Mar-20 05:20
Re: Back to the heart makes you think ! 124 Glass Jigsaw 09-Apr-20 12:32
Re: Back to the heart 149 Robert Jameson 09-Apr-20 04:21
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Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 195 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 14:52
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 163 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 05:35
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 156 Open mind 11-Feb-20 15:07
veering into construction logistic and thence back to topic. 162 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:24
I'll try again 178 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:27
Mod Note > Topic Moved 150 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Feb-20 15:56
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They've ganged up on you 152 drrayeye 14-Mar-20 21:23
Re: They've ganged up on you 148 Robert Jameson 14-Mar-20 21:48
Really great quote! 148 drrayeye 14-Mar-20 22:45
Niels Bohr quotes 139 Robert Jameson 15-Mar-20 11:14
Re: They've ganged up on you 154 Glass Jigsaw 14-Mar-20 23:53
Re: They've ganged up on you 149 Robert Jameson 15-Mar-20 11:10
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Deos the Double Slit Experiment explain OOPArts 135 Robert Jameson 16-Apr-20 03:42
An implausible explanation 237 eyeofhorus33 16-Apr-20 11:07


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