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Question

Tilted plate Calculate the fluid force on one sid...

Tilted plate Calculate the fluid force on one side of a \(5 ft\) by \(5 ft\) square plate if the plate is at the bottom of a pool filled with water to a depth of \(8 ft\) and

a. lying flat on its \(5 ft\) by \(5 ft\) face.

b. resting vertically on a \(5\) -ft edge.

c. resting on a \(5\) -ft edge and tilted at \(45 ^ { \circ }\) to the bottom of the pool.

Answer

\(\left. \begin{array} { l l l l } { \text { (a) } 12,480 lb } & { \text { (b) } 8580 lb } & { \text { (c) } 9722.3 lb } \end{array} \right.\)

Solution
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