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Find the force exerted by the water on a 2 m2 plane surface of a large stone placed at the bottom of a sea 500 m deep. Does the force depend on the orientation of the surface?

Find the force exerted by the water on a 2 m2 plane surface of a large stone placed at the bottom of a sea 500 m deep. Does the force depend on the orientation of the surface?

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Deepak Patra
askIITians Faculty 471 Points
8 years ago
Sol. . a) F = P × A = (h ρw× g) A b) The force does not depend on the orientation of the rock as long as the surface area remains same.

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