Static Pressure


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Title Static Pressure
Description This is an easy 2 page intro to fluids for my AP Physics B class. It leads students to explore pressure at depth, Pascal's Principle, hydraulic pistons, and the difference between absolute and gauge pressure. We will have previously discussed density and pressure. AP Physics B students will also need Archimedes' Principle and Fluid Dynamics labs.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Homework, Lab
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords fluids, pressure, static
Simulation(s) Fluid Pressure and Flow


Author(s) Ray Smola
Contact Email ray.smola@eu.dodea.edu
School / Organization Heidelberg HS
Date submitted 12/4/12
Date updated 12/4/12