# A barrel contains a 0.160 m layer of oil floating on water that is 0.170 m deep. The density of the oil is 600 kg/m3.a. What is the gauge pressure at the oil-water interface?b. What is the gauge pressure at the bottom of the barrel?

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A barrel contains a 0.160 m layer of oil floating on water that is 0.170 m deep. The density of the oil is 600 kg/m3.

a. What is the gauge pressure at the oil-water interface?

b. What is the gauge pressure at the bottom of the barrel?

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Step 1

Given information:

Height of water level in the barrel (hw) = 0.170 m

Height of oil level above the water-oil interface (ho) = 0.160 m

Density of the oil (ρo) = 600 kg/m3

Density of water (ρw) = 1000 kg/m3

Step 2

Pressure at the water-oil interface (Pi):

Step 3

Pressure at the bottom of the w...

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