Asked in Physics
What is the force per unit area that is exerted on a surface by the weight of the atmosphere?
The average pressure pressing on us and everything around us due to the weight of the atmosphere is approximately 14.7 pounds per square inch. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Science, History of Science
Weight or force per unit area is?
Depends on what continent you're on. In the USA, I believe it is pounds per square inch, psi, I think. Answer In SI, the unit of force per unit area, or pressure, is the pascal (Pa) which is a special name for a newton per square metre. ...
What is the definition of pressure?
the force of the atmosphere on the earth's surface Answer by FutureLPGAgolfer Force per unit area. The amount of force acting on a unit mass. The equation is pressure is force divide by area. Pressure is the amount of Force per unit area. ...
Asked in Energy
What is the difference between weight and presssure?
Weight is a force (measured in Newton). Pressure is force per unit area (measured in Newton / meter2, also known as Pascal). ...
Asked in Units of Measure, Physics
What is the amount of force per unit on a given material?
Per WHAT unit? A commonly used measure is the force per unit area - called pressure. The SI unit of pressure is the Pascal, equal to newton per square meter. ...