Pressure Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Pressure.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

897 words, approx. 3 pages
Pressure Pressure is a physical force exerted over a surface. Specifically, it is defined as a force (F) divided by unit area (A). When expressed relative to a pure vacuum, this quotient is referred t... Read more
898 words, approx. 3 pages
Pressure Pressure is a physical force exerted over a surface. Specifically, it is defined as a force (F) divided by unit area (A). When expressed relative to a pure vacuum, this quotient is referred t... Read more
620 words, approx. 3 pages
High-Pressure Physics The study of high-pressure physics includes any type of physical research in which unusually high pressures are used. There is no specific definition for "high pressures," but th... Read more
838 words, approx. 3 pages
Pressure Pressure is a physical force exerted over a surface. Specifically, it is defined as force (F) divided by unit area (A). When expressed relative to a pure vacuum, this quotient is referred to ... Read more
1,033 words, approx. 4 pages
Each cyclist must convert the energy stored in his or her muscles into torque to move the pedals. To go uphill, the necessary rate of work (power) increases as does the required torque. (Corbis Cor... Read more