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fluid problem 1 - Fluid Mechanics Problems 1 1. Some people...

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Fluid Mechanics Problems 1 1. Some people say that the seawater level will rise as a result of the melting of an iceberg. How true is this statement? 2. As is schematically shown below, a boat carrying a rock floats on water in a lake. What happens to the water level in the lake when the rock falls into the water, given that the rock density is larger than the water density? 3. Find the tension in each of the two cables holding a sphere of radius R and density s ρ floating in a fluid of larger density f , as in the diagram below. The cables are inclined at an angle θ with the horizontal ground. sphere ground tethering cables
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Answers Recall Archimedes’ Principle: “any body fully or partially submerged in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced.” 1. This statement is untrue. The iceberg, which is a big piece of ice floating in open water, will
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