Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 10 - Fluids - Questions: 18

Answer

The pressure difference results in a force that pushes up on the canvas top, making it bulge outward.

Work Step by Step

The air inside the car remains still with respect to the canvas top. However, the air outside the car is blowing past the top at high speed. By Bernoulli’s principle, the faster-moving outside air has a lower pressure than the inside air.
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