Pascal's Law

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Fluid Dynamics

pascals lawPascal's law states that the increase in pressure is uniformly applied in all directions in a confined fluid.

 

Pascal's Law formula

\(\large{ \Delta p = \rho\;  g\;  h }\) 
Symbol English Metric
\(\large{ \Delta p }\) = pressure differential, hydrostatic pressure between two points \(\large{\frac{lbf}{in^2}}\)  \(\large{Pa}\) 
\(\large{ \rho }\)  (Greek symbol rho) = density \(\large{\frac{lbm}{ft^3}}\) \(\large{\frac{kg}{m^3}}\)
\(\large{ g }\) = gravitational acceleration \(\large{\frac{ft}{sec^2}}\) \(\large{\frac{m}{s^2}}\)
\(\large{ h }\) = height of liquid column \(\large{ft}\) \(\large{m}\)

 

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