How much does the Earths Atmosphere weigh?

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How much does the Earths Atmosphere weigh? Also let us know how to calculate that.
 

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[itex] \sim 5 \cdot 10^{18} \ Kg [/itex].

What's the definition of atmospherical pressure ?

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Isn't what you're listing the mass, rather than the weight of the atmosphere?

I would be inclined to multiply 19 PSI by the surface area of the earth.
 

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NateTG's right, except that atmospheric pressure is 14.7 PSI.
 

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You mean 14.7 psi, NateTG. I'd be inclined to do the same.

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atmospheric pressure is 101325 Pascal. i don't know the wieght.
 
if post #2 is right then it wieghs about 5x10^19Newtons
 
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yourdadonapogostick said:
atmospheric pressure is 101325 Pascal. i don't know the wieght.
to many numbers, i think [tex]10^5 Pa[/tex] will be good enough.
 

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