9.2 Buoyant Force and Archimedes' Principle

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Buoyant Force and Archimedes' Principle

BUOYANT FORCE & ARCHIMEDES’ PRINCIPLE
Buoyant Force Fb = Wdisplaced fluid = ρfluid Vsubmerged g

FB = Wobject          if the object is floating
Percent Submerged %submerged = ρobject / ρfluid × 100

%submerged = specific gravity × 100           In water