Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

Total Price: R

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping
aditya shukla Grade: 12


a vertical cyclinder of height 100cm contains air at a constant tempreature.the top is closed by a frictionless light piston.the atmospheric pressure is equal to 75cm of mercury.mercury is slowly poured over the piston.find the maximum height of the mercury column that can be put on yhe piston.pls also explain the concept behind this i m not able to such type of problems in which v have to calculate atmospheric pressure+ghdensity?             




6 years ago

Answers : (1)

Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points

let x be maximum height of mercury column. P1V1=P2V2, so pressure of air inside cylinder=(100/(100-x))*75=75+x,

upon solving this equation for x, you get the answer

6 years ago
Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?
Answer & Earn Cool Goodies
  • Complete AIPMT/AIIMS Course and Test Series
  • OFFERED PRICE: R 15,000
  • View Details
  • Complete JEE Main/Advanced Course and Test Series
  • OFFERED PRICE: R 15,000
  • View Details

Ask Experts

Have any Question? Ask Experts

Post Question

Answer ‘n’ Earn
Attractive Gift
To Win!!! Click Here for details