Physics Physics Practice Problems Solutions Library

Intro to Pressure Solutions Library

Access 31 Intro to Pressure video and text solutions to help you complete your homework. Need to revisit the concept? Watch our Intro to Pressure learn videos.

Browse Solutions

31 solutions

Intro to Pressure

Q. A host pours the remnants of several bottles of wine into a jug after a party. The host then inserts a cork with a 2.00-cm diameter into the bottle...

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. Rank from smallest to largest the pressures in the tank of motionless fluid shown in the figure

Solved • Jul 20, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. A person is diving in a lake in the depth of h = 9.5 m. The density of the water is ρ = 1.0×103 kg/m3. The pressure of the atmosphere is P0 = 1.0×1...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. A person diving in a lake in the depth of h= 9.5 m. The density of the water is q = 1.0 x 103 kg/m3. The pressure of the atmosphere is P0 = 1.0 x 1...

Solved • Jul 16, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. The highest that George can suck water up a very long straw is 2.0m. (This is a typical value.)What is the lowest pressure that he can maintain in ...

Solved • May 1, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. An oil layer floats on 80 cm of water in a tank. The pressure at the bottom of the tank is 111.0 kPa.How thick is the oil? Suppose that the density...

Solved • Apr 30, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. The deepest point in the ocean is 11 km below sea level, deeper than Mt. Everest is tall.What is the pressure in atmospheres at this depth?

Solved • Apr 27, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. A submarine is stranded on the bottom of the ocean with its hatch 25 m below the surface. In this problem, assume the density of the sea water is 1...

Solved • Apr 24, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. Breaking a Glass Soda BotleA glass soda bottle is emptied of soda and filled to the very top with water. A cork is carefully fitted into the top of...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. A research submarine has a 40-cm-diameter window that is 8.1 cm thick. The manufacturer says the window can withstand forces up to 1.2×106 N. What ...

Solved • Apr 21, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. A) The pressure at 10 m below the surface of the ocean is about 2.00×105 Pa.Which of the following statements is true?a) The weight of a column of ...

Solved • Apr 7, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. The container shown in the figure is filled with oil. It is open to the atmosphere on the left.(a) What is the pressure at point A?(b) What is the ...

Solved • Mar 10, 2020

Intro to Pressure

Q. Intravenous infusions are often made under gravity, as shown in the figure.a) Assuming the fluid has a density of 1.00 g/cm3, at what height h1 sho...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. A patient is to be given a blood transfusion. The blood is to flow through a tube from a raised bottle to a needle inserted in the vein. The inside...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. a) Estimate the pressure exerted on a floor by one pointed chair leg (66 kg on all four legs) of area = 2.6×10−2 cm2. b) Estimate the pressure exer...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. In a lecture demonstration, a professor pulls apart two hemispherical, steel shells (diameter D) with ease using their attached handles. She then p...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. Calculate the difference in blood pressure between the feet and top of the head for a person who is 1.80 m tall. Consider a cylindrical segment of ...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. The lower end of a long plastic straw is immersed below the surface of the water in a plastic cup. An average person sucking on the upper end of th...

Solved • Mar 5, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. A container is filled to a depth of 20.0 cm with water. On top of the water floats a 30.0-cm-thick layer of oil with specific gravity 0.700. What i...

Solved • Mar 4, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. The four tires of an automobile are inflated to a gauge pressure of 2.0 x 10 5 Pa. Each tire has an area of 0.024 m2 in contact with the ground. De...

Solved • Mar 4, 2019

Intro to Pressure

Q. 3.90 × 105 gallons of tar (SG = 1.20) is stored in a 23.0-ft tall storage tank. What is the total mass of the liquid in the tank? (in lbm)What is t...

Solved • Jun 16, 2018

Intro to Pressure

Q. The Aswan High Dam is 111 m high. What is the absolute pressure at the foot of the dam? [A] 1.09 × 106 Pa [B] 1.09 × 103 Pa [C] 1.19 × 106 Pa [...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. A diver wishes to recover a treasure chest she found at the bottom of the sea, 60 m below the surface. To do this, she inflates a plastic balloon t...

Solved • May 10, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. A rectangular swimming pool is 8.0 m × 30 m in area. The depth varies uniformly from 1.0 m in the shallow end to 3.0 m in the deep end.Determine th...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. Convert the following units of pressure to the SI unit of pascals (Pa), where 1 Pa = 1 N/m2. 871 torr = _____ Pa (Express your answer to three sign...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. Convert the following units of pressure to the SI unit of pascals (Pa), where 1 Pa = 1 N/m2. 2300 kPa = _____ Pa (Express your answer to two signif...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. At 25°C the density of ether is 72.7 kg/m3 and the density of iodine is 4930 kg/m3. A cylinder is filled with iodine to a depth of 1.6 m. How tall ...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. A swimming pool 6.0 m wide by 13 m long is filled to a depth of 13 m. What is the pressure on the bottom of the pool? (Express your answer to two s...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. If the gauge pressure is doubled, the absolute pressure willa. be halved.b. be doubled.c. be unchanged.d. be increased, but not necessarily doubled...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. An open container is filled with water, to a depth of 5 cm. Above that, a layer of oil 2 cm thick is poured on top of the water. If the density of ...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017

Intro to Pressure

Q. A window in a submersible needs to be able to withstand the incredible forces that water will exert at depth. If the window is 30 cm x 15 cm, what ...

Solved • Mar 27, 2017