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Forces in Fluids

Exploring Physical Science chapter 14 vocabulary

definitionVocabulary word
machine that takes advantage of the fact that pressure is transmitted equally in all directions in a liquid hydraulic devices
force that acts over a certain area pressure
upward force in a fluid that exists because the pressure of a fluid varies with depth buoyant force
explanation that the pressure in a moving stream of fluid is less than the pressure in the surrounding fluid Bernoulli's principle
measurement of how much mass is contained in a given volume of an object; mass per unit volume density
explanation that says that the buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object Archimedes' Principle
Created by: cstoner