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The hydrostatic force of pressure F is that force which is exerted on the wall by the fluid only - i.e. without consideration of pressure p0.

Hydrostatic Pressure Force of a Fluid On Vessel Planes Equations

Hydrostatic Pressure Force of a Fluid On Vessel Planes Equations

F = g δ ys A cosα = g δ hs A

yD = Ix / ( ys A ) = ys + Is / ( ys A )

xD = Ixy / ( ys A )

Where:

g = Gravity (32.2 ft/sec2),
δ = density (lb/ft3),
hh, s = Depth (ft),
Ix, Is = Moment of inertia,
Ixy = Product of inertia of plane A referred to the x and y-axis.

Reference:

K. Gieck, Technische Formelsammlung, 29th edition, Gieck Verlag, Heilbronn

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