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written by Carl Rod Nave
This page of Hyperphysics, from Georgia State University, develops the relationship between tension, pressure, and radius in a balloon. The same ideas are then applied to the walls of spherical and cylindrical containers. Several links provide further information.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Fluids
- Statics of Fluids
= Static Pressure
Modern Physics
- Biophysics
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Pressure
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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Access Rights: Free access
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Keywords: fluid pressure, force, pressure, stress, tension, vessel
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C. Nave, (2005), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html).
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C. Nave, Wall Tension, (2005), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html>.
APA Format
Nave, C. (2005). Wall Tension. Retrieved December 21, 2014, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html
Chicago Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Wall Tension. 2005. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html (accessed 21 December 2014).
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Nave, Carl Rod. Wall Tension. 2005. 21 Dec. 2014 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html>.
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