ch14-p032 - 32. (a) Archimedes principle makes it clear...

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32. (a) Archimedes’ principle makes it clear that a body, in order to float, displaces an amount of the liquid which corresponds to the weight of the body. The problem (indirectly) tells us that the weight of the boat is W = 35.6 kN. In salt water of density ρ ' = 1100 kg/m 3 , it must displace an amount of liquid having weight equal to 35.6 kN.
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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