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Find water pressure of 3218 meters underwater vehicle with a volume of 25 cubic meters. Am I on the right track with ans: 25*210e-6*3218
 

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samemikejones said:
Find water pressure of 3218 meters underwater vehicle with a volume of 25 cubic meters. Am I on the right track with ans: 25*210e-6*3218
What affects water pressure? Why would the volume of the vehicle be a factor in determining the water pressure at that depth?

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From the perspective of a scuba diver, water pressure with depth is a very important concept. Here is a http://newport.pmel.noaa.gov/nemo_cruise98/education/pressure.html [Broken] that may lend some insight for your question
 
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