physics

A concrete wall of thickness one metre of a dam can withstand a side pressure
of 10
5 2 N m-
. Find the thickness of sidewall at the bottom of the water dam at
a depth of 100 m. [ g =
- 10 m 2
s and density of water = 10
3
kg/m3
]

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 251

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    In an electrically heated home, the temperature of the ground in contact with a concrete basement wall is 13.0 oC. The temperature at the inside surface of the wall is 21.1 oC. The wall is 0.19 m thick and has an area of 8.3 m2.

  2. physics

    The SYSTOLIC pressure in a major artery is measured at 115 mmHg. What is the net force on a 1 cm2 section of the artery wall if the absolute pressure in the tissue outside the arterial wall is 108.6 kPa?

  3. Arithmetic

    The Gardiner dam located 100 km south of Saskatoon is largest earth filled dam in the world. Upon it's opening in 1967, engineers discovered that the pressure from lake deifenbaker had moved the clay based structure 200 cm

  4. physics 2

    A reservoir dam holds an 8 km2 lake behind it. Just behind the dam, the lake is 14.0m deep. What is the gauge pressure at the base of the dam (in Pascals)? What is the absolute pressure at a point 2.5 m down from the surface?

  1. physics

    figure 3.1 shows a rectangular concrete slab of weight 18000N. It rests on a brick wall and is the roof of a bus shelter. The concrete slab is 3.0 m wide. The wall is 2.5 m from the front of the concrete slab and 0.50 m from the

  2. maths

    a gardener has to put double fence all around a triangular path with sides 120 metre,80 metre,and 60 centi-metre.in the middle of each side their is a gate of width 10 metre. find the length of the wire needed for the fence.

  3. physics

    In the figure below, the fresh water behind a reservoir dam has depth D = 13 m. A horizontal pipe 6.0 cm in diameter passes through the dam at depth d = 6.0 m. A plug secures the pipe opening. (a) Find the magnitude of the

  4. physics

    A brass cube 6.0 cm on each side is placed in a pressure chamber and subjected to a pressure of 1.2×107 N/m2 on all of its surfaces. By how much will each side be compressed under this pressure?

  1. math

    a student is painting one wall of a room. a square window is located in the middle of the wall to be painted. the window measures 3 feet on one side. the area of the wall, not including the window, is 80ft squared. find the height

  2. Physics.

    Calculate the water pressure at the base of the Hoover Dam. The depth of water behind the dam is 220m . Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

  3. carpentry

    The plans for a building you're working on call for the installation of a 10″-thick concrete block wall. The usual size for a footing that would be used with such a wall would be 8″ deep by _______ wide. A. 18″ B. 16″ C.

  4. math- fast please

    a ladder which is 15ft leans against a wall. suppose that when the bottom of the ladder is x feet away from the wall,the bottom is being pushed towards the wall at a rate of 1/2x feet per second. how fast is the top of the ladder

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.