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Pressure, scalar or vector?

by AllenHe
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AllenHe
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Sep9-11, 02:46 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
how come pressure have directions, and yet is a scalar quantity?


2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution
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Darth Frodo
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Sep9-11, 02:54 PM
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Because it acts in ALL direction simultaneously, no SPECIFIC direction.


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