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Chapter 5: Applications of Integration

Section 5.9: Hydrostatic Force


Example 5.9.2

The water behind a trapezoidal dam (dimensions 25 × 15 × 15 × 15 in feet, longest edge uppermost), is to the top edge. Find the total hydrostatic force on this structure if water weighs 62.5 lbs/ft3.

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