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written by Carl Rod Nave
This site from Hyperphysics provides a description of Pascal's Principle, which explains how pressure is transmitted in an enclosed fluid. A drawing and sample calculations are provided.
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- Statics of Fluids
= Measuring Pressure
= Static Pressure
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Pressure
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Keywords: area, fluid, force, hydrolic press, pressure
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