Asked Dec 21, 2019

A 1m tall barrel is filles with water( with a weight density of 10,000N/m3). Show that the water pressure on the bottom of barrel is 10,000N/m2 or equivalently 10kPa.


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Step 1

Formula for the pressure in water column is;


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P, = p gh

Step 2

Consider acceleration due to gravity be g=10m/s^2.

Substitute the kno...


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Pm = (1000 kg/m³)(10 m/s² )(1 m) 1 kPa 1000 N/m2 (10000 N/m2 =10 kPa


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