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What is Pressure?


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Pressure:

  1. Pressure is thrust per unit area, it is proportional to thrust and inversely proportional to area.
  2. Pressure is expressed in pounds per square inch, Newtons per square meter, or Pascals.
  3. Other units for expressing pressure include atmosphere, bar, torr, and meters of seawater.
  4. The following equation is used to express pressure:

P=FA, Here F is force and A is area.


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