What is the difference between force and pressure?

Asked by bhaipandu | 2nd Mar, 2010, 05:32: PM

Expert Answer:

1/Force is vector quantity, while pressure is a scalar quantity.

2/ Pressure is force per unit area, while force is the external agency that changes the direction of motion, or speed of the object in motion.

3/SI unit of force is Newton, N and that of pressure is Pa, Pascal, N/m2.

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Answered by  | 2nd Mar, 2010, 06:51: PM

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