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Force through absolute Pressure

  1. Oct 3, 2011 #1
    If an airplane door has an area of 4032 in^2 and the pressure inside the plane is 14 psia (absolute), What is the force on the door when the plane flies at an altitude where the pressure is 2 psia?
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  3. Oct 4, 2011 #2


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