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Title: Wall Tension
Url: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/ptens.html
Creator: Nave, Carl R.
Publisher: HyperPhysics
Description: This page from Hyperphysics illustrates the relationship between tension, pressure, and radius in a balloon. The same ideas are then applied to the walls of spherical and cylindrical containers. Several links provide further information.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Heat -- Relations between pressure, volume, and temperature
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Surface tension
Physics -- Pressure
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Applications of Newton\'s Laws
Biology
biophysics
Classical Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics
fluid pressure
force
Modern Physics
Physics
pressure
science
Static Pressure
Statics of Fluids
stress
TENSION
vessel
Date Of Record Release: 2011-11-17 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-03-12 11:14:52 (W3C-DTF)
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