Chapter 2

Fluid Statics

Topics Reviewed

  1. Pressure Variation in a Static Fluid
  2. Pressure Measurement
  3. Hydrostatic Force on a Plane Surface
  4. Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface
  5. Buoyancy



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Case Intro: To help introduce and understand the basic principles, a case study is presented.

Theory: This part will review the basic principles and equations that you should know to answer the exam questions. It does not give detailed derivations of the theory.

Case Solution: The case study is solved in detail in this section. Graphics, narrations, animations, and equations are used to help you understand how the problem was solved.

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