Unformatted text preview: is gravitational acceleration. So, the volume of the irregularlyshaped metal object is V = W − F ρ g We are given W = 10000 lbs and F = 8000 lbs. Also for 50 o F, the density of water is 1.94 slug/ft 3 . Thus, V = 10000 lb − 8000 lb p 1 . 94 slug / ft 3 Q p 32 . 174 ft / sec 2 Q = 32 . 0 ft 3 Also, denoting the object’s density by ρ c , W = ρ c gV = ⇒ ρ c = W gV = 10000 lb p 32 . 174 ft / sec 2 Q p 32 . 0 ft 3 Q = 9 . 7 slug ft 3...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course AME 309 taught by Professor Phares during the Spring '06 term at USC.
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