Term: SBO:0000279

Name

pressure

Definition

Pressure (symbol: p) is the force per unit area applied on a surface in a direction perpendicular to that surface. The unit of pressure is the Pascal (Pa), that is equal to 1 Newton per square meter.

Comment

Created on November 21 2006 by Nicolas Le Novere

Parent(s)

Miscellaneous

Date of creation: 21 November 2006, 16:19
Date of last modification: 04 November 2010, 13:15

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