What is the difference between thrust and pressure?

Asked by  | 28th Oct, 2012, 04:01: PM

Expert Answer:

The force acting perpendicularly on the surface of an object is called as the thrust whereas the effect of thrust which depends upon the area on which force is applied is called pressure.

Thus, thrust is the perpendicular force and pressure is the force or thrust per unit area i.e.

Answered by  | 28th Oct, 2012, 04:53: PM

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