do liquids also exert pressure like solids ? if yes then why and if no the why?

Asked by susanta.rkl | 28th Apr, 2018, 05:40: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes. liquids exert pressure.
 
Pressure is force/unit area. At a given point in liquid , if we consider an area A, above the area if we have liquid column of heght h, then there is gravitational force due to the mass of liquid, i.e., A×h×ρ×g. This force divided by area gives the pressure ρ×g×h N/m2

Answered by Thiyagarajan K | 30th Apr, 2018, 03:00: PM

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