Why don't ships made of iron sink?

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli

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Problem 10Q

Why don't ships made of iron sink?

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution 10Q:

        We have to explain the behind non-sinking of the ship, even though they are made up of iron.

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Concept:

        Buoyancy force acting on object immersed inside the liquid depends upon the volume of the liquid displaced by the object.

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Chapter 10, Problem 10Q is Solved
Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6th
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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