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Dec27-12, 04:17 PM
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How Do You Calculate Buoyant Energy?

Quote Quote by berkeman View Post
The units of density would be kg/m^3, not kg/m as you show.

BTW, would there be more "bouyant energy" stored if you pushed a solid object down to a depth, or pushed an air-filled object down, where the object shrinks in size as it gets to greater pressures at lower depths?
I did forget to put cubic meters. I don't think that there would be more energy but there might be less area to cause viscous drag as the object accelerated upwards.