Assuming the density of seawater is 1.03 g/cm3, find the total weight of water on top of a nuclear submarine at a depth of 185 m if its (horizontal cross-sectional) hull area is 3200 m2.
In atmospheres, what pressure would a diver experience at this depth? Do you think that occupants of a damaged submarine at this depth could escape without special equipment?
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This solution is provided in 24 words. It uses a simple calculation of seawater pressure and weight.