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SI unit for pressure

  1. Oct 24, 2012 #1
    Are the SI units for pressure N m^2 or is it N m^-2?
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2012 #2

    Borek

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    Start with the pressure definition and it should be obvious.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2012 #3
    Force applied per unit area perpendicular to a surface , ... so it's N m^-2?
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2012
  5. Oct 24, 2012 #4

    Borek

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    Yes.
     
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