Hi, I'm not sure if this is in the right place, so sorry if it isn't. So basically, I need to figure out a hypothesis to find out the relationship between force (or pressure) and velocity when a wire moves through ice. I am having difficultly finding the right formula(s) to find the expected relationship. If I wasn't clear enough, I am planning to hang masses to both sides of a wire, have the wire pass through the ice, and for the ice to refreeze again. I will be calculating the velocity of the "wire" as it passes through the ice when I change the masses. 2. Relevant equations What I thought of using were several formulas and combine them together. I also did some research and here is what I got: Work = Change in energy = Force * Distance Pressure = Force/Area PV=nRT Q=mL (Latent heat) Q= Work + U (internal energy change) 3. The attempt at a solution Here is one of my attempts, I'm not sure if it's even valid: P = Force / Area = W/V (Energy(work) / Volume) P = (1/2mv^2) / Volume F/A = (1/2mv^2) / Volume Therefore, as the mass increases by "x", the velocity increases by "x^2". Is this a valid response? Would it work? Also, is there any way that I can input latent heat into the formulas? Thanks in advance!