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Simple question about object submerged in a fluid (fluid Mechanics) 
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#1
Apr2211, 07:30 AM

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If an object like a sphere is submerged in a fluid and held in place by a rope, does the pressure are the top and the bottom of the sphere have anything to do with the weight/density/geometery of the sphere? or is it simply a case of using the hydrostatic equation for the pressure at the top and the bottom of the object?
In gerneral does pressure in a fluid relate to the properties of objects which may be submerged in it? 


#2
Apr2211, 09:21 AM

P: 360

Of course putting an object into a container of fluid will increase the pressure by raising the height of the free surface, but it's still the same equation of p = density * g * depth. 


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