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## Water Pressure in the gravity dam Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
pressure = 0.5*Water Density*(Height of Section^2)
P = 0.5*WD*(h^2)
This formula uses 2 Variables
Variables Used
Water Density - Water Density is mass per unit of water (Measured in Kilogram per Meter³)
Height of Section - Height of Section is the height of the triangular section. (Measured in Millimeter)
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Water Density: 1 Kilogram per Meter³ --> 1 Kilogram per Meter³ No Conversion Required
Height of Section: 10 Millimeter --> 0.01 Meter (Check conversion here)
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
P = 0.5*WD*(h^2) --> 0.5*1*(0.01^2)
Evaluating ... ...
P = 5E-05
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
5E-05 Pascal --> No Conversion Required
5E-05 Pascal <-- Pressure
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)

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### Water Pressure in the gravity dam Formula

pressure = 0.5*Water Density*(Height of Section^2)
P = 0.5*WD*(h^2)

## What is gravity dam?

A gravity dam is a dam constructed from concrete or stone masonry and designed to hold back water by using only the weight of the material and its resistance against the foundation to oppose the horizontal pressure of water pushing against it.

## How to Calculate Water Pressure in the gravity dam?

Water Pressure in the gravity dam calculator uses pressure = 0.5*Water Density*(Height of Section^2) to calculate the Pressure, The Water Pressure in the gravity dam formula is defined as pressure exerted by the stored water on the wall. Pressure and is denoted by P symbol.

How to calculate Water Pressure in the gravity dam using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Water Pressure in the gravity dam, enter Water Density (WD) and Height of Section (h) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Water Pressure in the gravity dam calculation can be explained with given input values -> 5.000E-5 = 0.5*1*(0.01^2).

### FAQ

What is Water Pressure in the gravity dam?
The Water Pressure in the gravity dam formula is defined as pressure exerted by the stored water on the wall and is represented as P = 0.5*WD*(h^2) or pressure = 0.5*Water Density*(Height of Section^2). Water Density is mass per unit of water and Height of Section is the height of the triangular section.
How to calculate Water Pressure in the gravity dam?
The Water Pressure in the gravity dam formula is defined as pressure exerted by the stored water on the wall is calculated using pressure = 0.5*Water Density*(Height of Section^2). To calculate Water Pressure in the gravity dam, you need Water Density (WD) and Height of Section (h). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Water Density and Height of Section and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Pressure?
In this formula, Pressure uses Water Density and Height of Section. We can use 11 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• pressure = Force/Area
• pressure = Density*Acceleration Due To Gravity*Height
• pressure = (specific weight of liquid)*(Height)
• pressure = (1/3)*Density of Gas*(Root mean square velocity)^2
• pressure = 2*Total downward force on soil/(3*middle third distance)
• pressure = Theoretical torque/Theoretical volumetric displacement
• pressure = Force/Area of piston
• pressure = Force/(Area of piston-Area of piston rod)
• pressure = Boltzmann constant 1*Freestream density*((Energy/Freestream density)^(1/2))/(Time)
• pressure = [BoltZ]*Freestream density*((Energy/Freestream density)^(2/3))*(Time)^(-2/3)
• pressure = [BoltZ]*Freestream density*(sqrt(pi/8))*Diameter*(sqrt(Drag Coefficient))*(Freestream Velocity^2/Distance from X-axis) Let Others Know