Chapter 8.3, Problem 4E

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8th Edition

James Stewart

ISBN: 9781305270336

Textbook Problem

A vertical plate is submerged (or partially submerged) in water and has the indicated shape. Explain how to approximate the hydrostatic force against one side of the plate by a Riemann sum. Then express the force as an integral and evaluate it.

**4.**

To determine

**To express:** The hydrostatic force as an integral function using the Riemann sum.

**To evaluate:** the integral as the function of hydrostatic force.

Explanation

**Given:**

The height of the vertical triangle plate is 5 ft.

The width of the vertical triangle plate is 10 ft.

The vertical triangle plate is submerged in the depth of the water is 7 ft.

**Calculation:**

Consider the weight density of water is

Draw the vertical triangle plate *x*-axis as shown in Figure 1.

Refer to Figure 1.

Calculate the width of the

The depth of the

Calculate the area of the

Substitute

Calculate the pressure of the

Substitute

The hydrostatic force as an integral using the Riemann sum:

Substitute
*P* and
*A* in Equation (3)

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