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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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