Equilibrium and Stability Concepts for Floating Bodies

  • Philip A. WilsonEmail author


Consider a column of fluid ending at a free surface at atmospheric pressure \(p_o\). Assume vertical walls and a uniform cross section of area A (see Fig. 1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and the EnvironmentUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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