PURPOSE: To demonstrate that pressure is dependent only on depth, and not on the shape of the container.
DESCRIPTION: Three "vases" with different shapes can be connected to a water reservoir and pressure gauge assembly. Using the wire as a depth indicator, it is shown that the pressure in the vase depends only on the depth, not on the shape of the vase.
REFERENCES: (PIRA 2B20.40) See Demonstration Reference File.
EQUIPMENT: Three vases with tank-gauge-stand assembly and blue water.
SETUP TIME: None.
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