Absolute Pressure

A barometer reads 760 mm Hg and a pressure gage attached to a tank of oil (s = 0.8) reads 850 cm. What is the absolute pressure in the tank in kilogram per square centimeter?

A.   1.71 C.   0.32
B.   2.54 D.   3.21


Determine the absolute pressure at 250 cm below the free surface of oil (specific gravity = 0.80) if the atmospheric pressure is 101 kPa.

A.   136.25 kPa C.   120.62 kPa
B.   125.42 kPa D.   134.54 kPa


Determine the absolute pressure in a vessel of mercury at a point 200 mm below its surface.

A.   126 kPa C.   128 kPa
B.   130 kPa D.   132 kPa


Problem 12 - Variation of Pressure

In a condenser containing air and water, the air pressure is 22.1 kPa absolute. What is the gage pressure in kiloNewton per square meter at a point 1.37 m below the water surface.

Problem 10 - Variation of Pressure

A gage on the suction side of a pump shown vacuum of 254 mm of mercury. Compute (a) pressure head in meters of water; (b) pressure in kiloPascal; (c) absolute pressure in kiloPascal if barometer reads 736.6 mm of mercury.

Problem 09 - Variation of Pressure

The pressure in a gas tank is 2.75 atmospheres. Compute the pressure in kiloPascal and the pressure head in meter of water.

Problem 08 - Variation of Pressure

What is the pressure in pounds per square inch 4 ft below the surface of a liquid of sp. gr. 1.50 if the gas pressure on the surface is 0.4 atmosphere?

Problem 02 - Variation of Pressure

Determine the pressure on the face of a dam at a point 12 m below the water surface, in (a) kilo Pascal gauge; (b) kilogram per square meter gauge; (c) kilo Pascal absolute; (d) pounds per square foot gauge; (e) pounds per square inch gauge; and (e) pounds per square inch absolute.

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