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Topic Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:

  • Define pressure and state its units;
  • Determine pressure exerted by solids;
  • Describe experiments to investigate factors affecting  pressure in fluids;
  • Derive the formula P = ρgh;
  • State the principle of transmission of pressure in fluids (Pascals principle);
  • Explain atmospheric pressure and its effect;
  • State and explain the applications of pressure;
  • Solve numerical problems involving pressure.
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Unit Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Unit Certificate