- #1

- 327

- 1

A metal oil tank has cross-section that is a square rotated 45 degrees as shown in the figure above. Its height is 12 ft and width is 12 feet. The oil in the tank has a weight-density of 57 lb/ft3.

Write a definite integral that expresses the fluid force on the end of the tank when the oil is 4 feet deep?

Here is a link to the photo :

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/2294/76984288.jpg [Broken]

hopefully you can make it out.

I am not sure how to set up the definite integral.

Write a definite integral that expresses the fluid force on the end of the tank when the oil is 4 feet deep?

Here is a link to the photo :

http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/2294/76984288.jpg [Broken]

hopefully you can make it out.

I am not sure how to set up the definite integral.

Last edited by a moderator: