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Learning Objectives I Describe macroscopic and microscopic differences between solids, liquids, and gases Define density and pressure Understand the causes of pressure Explain and contrast how pressure changes as a function of position in a fluid and a gas Calculate pressure at any point inside a static liquid Distinguish between absolute and gauge pressure Explain how suction works Describe how manometers and barometers are used to measure pressure
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Unformatted text preview: Explain what the upper and lower values in blood pressure measurements mean • State Pascal's Principle and apply this principle to basic hydraulic systems • Define buoyancy and explain why an upward force is exerted on an object immersed in a fluid • Use Archimedes' principle to determine the buoyant force on an object • Calculate buoyant forces on floating and immersed objects • Distinguish the true weight and apparent weight of an object in a fluid...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2011 for the course PHYS 101 taught by Professor Bates during the Fall '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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