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Fluid Mechanics

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Fluid Mechanics AME 30331

Yesenia Hansen
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Philippe Sucosky

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Date Created: 11/01/15
AME 30331 Fall 09 HYDROSTATIC FORCE ON A PLANE SURFACE PROBLEM STATEMENT Consider a gate plane surface submerged in a fluid What is the resultant hydrostatic force FR acting on the gate What are the coordinates lcxc of the center of pressure gate plane surface H I center of pressure 1 x5 5 PROCEDURE To CALCULATE THE RESULTANT PRESSURE FORCE Step 1 Determine the pressure distribution in the fluid using dp i dz pg Step 2 Find the resultant force by integration over the surface At a depth 2 the pressure exerts a differential force dF over the element of surface dA szpcM Therefore FR 2 fa p dA PROCEDURE To CALCULATE THE COORDINATES OF THE CENTER OF PRESSURE Step 1 Choose a point that will be used as an origin to calculate the moment of the pressure force eg the origin of the coordinate system AME 30331 Fall 09 Step 2 Calculate the moment exerted by the resultant pressure force F about the point R chosen in step 1 moment force x momentofarm MI FRxlC H l center of pressure x 5 Step 3 Calculate the moment resulting from all the moments produced by the infinitesimal forces dF along the surface of the submerged body d 42delpdAl Therefore M2 2quot fa p dAl center of pressure x 5 Step 4 Solve for C by setting the equality M1 2442


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