Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 15 - Section 15.2 - Hydrostatic Equilibrium - Example: 15.1

Answer

a) 10 meters b) 110 MPa

Work Step by Step

a) We use the equation for the depth to find: $ h = \frac{p-p_0}{\rho g}= \frac{2.02\times 10^5 - 1.01\times 10^5}{1030\times 9.81}= 10 \ m$ b) We can now find the pressure: $= \frac{100}{10} \times 11 \times 10^ 3 = 110 \ MPa$
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