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A swimming pool is 5.0 m long, 4.0 m wide and 3.0 m deep. Compute the force exerted by the water against

(a) The bottom; and

(b) Either end. (Hint: Calculate the force on a thin, horizontal strip at a depth h, and integrate this over the end of the pool.) Do not include the force due to air pressure.

(a) The bottom; and

(b) Either end. (Hint: Calculate the force on a thin, horizontal strip at a depth h, and integrate this over the end of the pool.) Do not include the force due to air pressure.

6th edition

Authors: Richard E. Sonntag, Claus Borgnakke, Gordon J. Van Wylen

ISBN: 978-0471152323