For the derivation of pressure Force if divided by time taken by particle by particle in covering the distance and not time of collision?

Asked by  | 26th Jun, 2013, 12:14: PM

Expert Answer:

Pressure is defined as force acting per unit area. I am not sure why and how come you are saying that for derivation of force, you need to divide force by time taken for the particle to cover a given distance. 
 
I am not sure if you are talking about pressure only, or if you are talking about impulse = F.t  where t refers to the short time interval for which 2 bodies were in contact. 

Answered by  | 27th Jun, 2013, 06:07: PM

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