Q. 115.0( 8 Votes )

How do you increase the pressure by keeping (a) area unchanged and (b) force unchanged?

Answer :

Pressure is the ratio of force divided by area precisely the force counted is perpendicular to the area of consideration and not at any angle other than 90˚.



As we know that to increase the value of fraction we must increase the value of numerator or decrease the value of denominator.


a) To increase the pressure by keeping area constant or unchanged we must increase the force perpendicular to the area.


b) To increase the pressure by keeping force constant or unchanged we must decrease the area of application.


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