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GRAVITY HEAD [1 record]

Record 1 2021-03-15


Subject field(s)
  • Gravity (Physics)
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics (Physics)

The pressure at a point in a fluid at rest due to the weight of the fluid above it.


  • Pesanteur (Physique)
  • Mécanique des fluides et hydraulique (Physique)

La pression hydrostatique est la pression exercée par un fluide à l'équilibre à un point donné du fluide, en raison de la force de gravité.


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