I am actually trying to solve a problem from fluid mechanics. The especifications of the problem are on the attachment.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I can solve the problem easily by integration, but I'm not so sure if there is a vertical component of a force in the "dam" acting upward. There is a vertical component of the force acting upward?

If there is, there is another method to solve the problem without integration, using properties such as volume, specific weight... to find that vertical component?

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