what is pressure?

Asked by anujanima | 24th Jun, 2015, 12:35: PM

Expert Answer:

Pressure is the force acting on per unit area in the direction perpendicular to the surface of an object.
It is given as,

begin mathsize 14px style Pressure equals Force over Area end style

It is also defined as thrust acting per unit area.

i.e. begin mathsize 14px style Pressure equals Thrust over Area end style

Answered by Faiza Lambe | 24th Jun, 2015, 12:41: PM

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