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Unformatted text preview: st pressure gages (like your bicycle tire gage) read relative to atmospheric pressure, and therefore
read the gage pressure. Problem 3
Solution
The barometric reading at a location in height of Mercury column is given. The atmospheric pressure
is to be determined.
Properties Specific gravity of mercury is given to be 13.57
Analysis The atmospheric pressure is to be determined from
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Most pressure gages (like your bicycle tire gage) read relative to atmospheric pressure, and therefore
read the gage pressure....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2014 for the course ES 330 taught by Professor Bohl during the Spring '08 term at Clarkson University .
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