Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 25

Answer

The faster-moving water between 2 ships results in reduced pressure on the sides of the ships that face each other.

Work Step by Step

By Bernoulli's principle, when the speed of a fluid decreases, the internal pressure increases. This is discussed on page 275, and Figure 14.23.
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