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Fluid Mechanics: Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface



Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface

There are also some cases where the hydrostatic force on a curved surface is of interest. To calculate the hydrostatic force on a curved surface refer to the equations below.

Hydrostatic resultant force on a curved surface (1)

Horizontal force on a curved surface (2)

Vertical Force on a curved surface (3)

Hydrostatic force on the curved surface (4)

Weight of Fluid within the curved surface (5)

Hydrostatic Force on a curved surface

F1 in equation 3 represents the force above the curve.




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