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Cha 12 Vocab

Archimede's Principle states that the buoyant force is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by an object
buoyant the measure of upward force that a fluid exerts on an object that is submerged
elasticity flexible; can change shape easily
specific heat the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of a material by one degree celsius [mass(kg) X specific heat X degrees celsius = energy(J)]
amorphous solid with a random, jumbled arrangement of atoms
crystalline solid with a regular, orderly arrangememt of atoms
fluid a form of matter that flows when a force is applied
strength the ability to hold a large amount of force
Bernoulli's Principle a relationship that describes evergy conservation in a fluid
density the mass of matter per unit volume (g/mL, g/cm3, kg/m3)
malleability capability of being shaped by a force
brittleness easily cracked; fragile
ductility capability to be molded or shaped without breaking
pressure to put force onto
Created by: avabrueckner