Question
Tue November 29, 2011 By: Yohan Zachariah
 

The atmospheric pressure at the surface of the earth is 10 to the power of 5 N/m-2.How much thrust acts on a man whose average surface area is 3m-2.

Expert Reply
Wed November 30, 2011
Atmospheric Pressure = 10 5  N/m2
 
Average Surface Area = 3m2
 
P = Force /Area
so, force = Pressure * Area = 10 * 3 = 30 Newton
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