Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain - Page 279-281: 79


The force due to atmospheric pressure acts on both sides of the window.

Work Step by Step

In a strong wind, the pressure is reduced outside, as explained by Bernoulli’s Principle. The window might shatter (surprisingly, in an outward direction).
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