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Phys Sci - Chap 13

vocabulary words

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pressure result of the force distributed over an area
pascal SI unit of pressure (Pa), equal to 1 newton per square meter
fluid substance or mixture that flows and has no shape of its own
hydraulic system device that uses a pressurized fluid acting on pistons of different sizes to increase force
lift upward force due to a pressure difference between the top and bottom of a wing
buoyancy ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object placed in it
buoyant force upward force acting on an object in a fluid
Archimedes principle equivalence of the buoyant force on an object and the weight of the fluid displaced by the object
Created by: msparks