The Static of Fluids

Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


The equilibrium of a fluid is certainly the most simple fluid “flow”. However, not moving is not that easy for a fluid and we shall learn here, among other things, which conditions need to be satisfied for a fluid to remain in equilibrium.


Surface Tension Contact Angle Buoyancy Force Pressure Force Mechanical Equilibrium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et PlanétologieUniversité Paul SabatierToulouseFrance

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