A 3.15kg piece of wood (SG= .50) floats on water. What minimum mass of lead, hung from it by a string, will cause it to sink?
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When the piece of wood + lead is sunk, its weight should be equal to the weight of the ...
Fluid Mechanics: Static and Dynamic Pressures
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