Archimedes principle

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Ar·chi·me·des prin·ci·ple

(ahr-ki-mē'dēz prin'si-pĕl)
Tenet that a body placed in liquid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the liquid displaced.
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The density of the specimens was determined according to the Archimedes principle and the hardness was determined using the Rockwell hardness tester device (HRL).
It seems another neighbour, a charming man, climbed onto the roof of the shower block during the hours of darkness and inserted a yellow hose into one of the storage tanks and, after a few inhalations of stale air, left the Archimedes Principle of water finding its own level to do the rest This neighbour has the greenest of hedge surrounds, loveliest of flower pots, delightful climbers and a pair of sparkling clean motor Mercs.
In fluids, the student will gain a better understanding of buoyancy and Archimedes Principle, be able to calculate the density of fluids and the density of objects in fluids and use the concept of hydrostatic pressure with Pascal's Principle.