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5. Pressure and flotation
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is the mass per unit volume
is the force per unit area
The volume of a fixed mass of gas is inversely proportional to its pressure, as long as temperature is constant.
Whenever an object is totally or partially immersed in a fluid, it experiences an upthrust that is equal to the weight of the fluid it displaces.
Law of Flotation
Whenever an object if floating, the weight of the fluid displaced will equal the object's weight.
means dry, fine weather in summer and frosty nights in winter.
means wet, windy and cloudy weather.
an instrument for measuring the density of liquids.
Common name for decompression sickness.
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