What is Floating object: Definition and 15 Discussions
A floating-point unit (FPU, colloquially a math coprocessor) is a part of a computer system specially designed to carry out operations on floating-point numbers. Typical operations are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and square root. Some FPUs can also perform various transcendental functions such as exponential or trigonometric calculations, but the accuracy can be very low, so that some systems prefer to compute these functions in software.
In general-purpose computer architectures, one or more FPUs may be integrated as execution units within the central processing unit; however, many embedded processors do not have hardware support for floating-point operations (while they increasingly have them as standard, at least 32-bit ones).
When a CPU is executing a program that calls for a floating-point operation, there are three ways to carry it out:
A floating-point unit emulator (a floating-point library).
Add-on FPU.
Integrated FPU.
If you push a floating object from land, the object should move away.
If you push a floating object from the floating object, the force should be equal and opposite, and floating object won't move.
What if you push a floating object from a ramp, where the ramp is connected to the floating...
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A ridged rod is submerged in water at a 45 degree angle toward the bottom of a tank of water. The upper end of the rod is fixed to a pivot point and so, the lower end of the rod is able to move around that pivot point. The lower end of the rod has a float attached to that displaces 50lb...
How can I find omega on an object that is floating on water which is moving up and down on the object? The problem goes by giving you a cylindrical object with radius r and height H, pw(density of water), pc(density of circle) and x(t)=a*cos(wt). I do not understand why pw*pi*r^2*dg=pc*pi*r^2Hg
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Imagine a container containing water up to 100cm of its height then I dip a cube of plastic in the water on depth of 75cm. We all know it will float because of its less density, but if we go with Pascal Law, The pressure/force applied by the water above the cube is more than than the buoyant...
Hey everyone, I have been doing some research in regards to floating an object, and possibly have it rotate. I am thinking magnetism is the way to accomplish this, but if anyone else knows another method I would love to hear it. I created a simple diagram on what I am trying to accomplish...
Homework Statement
This problem is found in The Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics:
A flat steel plate floating on mercury is acted upon by three forces at three corners of a square of side 0.100 m. Find a single fourth force which will hold the plate in equilibrium. Give the...
Homework Statement
If a 5kg object floats in water (density=1000 kg/m3) with 20% of it's volume above the surface of the water, what is the volume of the object?
Homework Equations
Archimedes' Principle = the upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid, whether fully or...
Homework Statement
An object of 985 kg/cm^3 density is placed in water, which has a density of 1000 kg/m^3.
What percentage of the object will be floating above the water?
Homework EquationsThe Attempt at a Solution
985/1000 = .985, or 98.5%. 100 - 98.5 = 1.5%. Therefore: 1.5% of this object...
Homework Statement
A cylindrical log of uniform density and radius R=30.0cm floats so that the vertical distance from the water line to the top of the log is d = 12.0cm. What is the density of the log?
Homework Equations
Fbouyant=Wwaterdisplaced
ρwater * V displaced water = ρlog *...
This is going to sound like a really simple question but i was wondering if there is an equation to calculate the force needed to move an object through outer-space
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I've been looking at some buoyancy problems and one continues to vex me, how to calculate the new fluid height within a container after a floating solid is added to it.
I understand that for a completely submerged solid Archimedes comes into play, volume of the solid equals volume...
If a large, stable floating object is placed in the ocean, free floating, and the tides and currents act on that object causing it to rotate, will it always rotate about its center of mass?
Homework Statement
The problem consists of a ball almost completely submerged. The exact question is:
"An object with density ρO and mass m is floating in a pool of fluid with density ρF. Derive an expression for the volume of the object that is above the fluid."
Homework Equations...
[SOLVED] Simple Harmonic Motion - Floating Object
Homework Statement
The problem states that an object is pushed down and released. It is floating.
The density is P(block) and the area is A and its height is h
The fluid's density is P(fluid)
The Problem asks to show that it executes...